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Salt water as fuel?


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frantique

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Pittsburgh Post Gazette September 9, 2007

For obvious reasons, scientists long have thought that salt water couldn't be burned.

So when an Erie man announced he'd ignited salt water with the radio-frequency generator he'd invented, some thought it a was a hoax.

John Kanzius, a Washington County native, tried to desalinate seawater with a generator he developed to treat cancer, and it caused a flash in the test tube.

Within days, he had the salt water in the test tube burning like a candle, as long as it was exposed to radio frequencies.

His discovery has spawned scientific interest in using the world's most abundant substance as clean fuel, among other uses.

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This is amazing! We could save some [bleep]-of-an amount of electricity!

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unfortunately...the reaction requires a rellatively large amount of energy to cause the reaction...more energy than you get back from it in fact...so it's n ot a feasible power source
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enzyme fuels of the future? :whistling: jk
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