Wednesday, March 21, 2007
"Who is Jonh Galt?" Well, in real life his name is not John at all. In fact, he is an Irish inventor named Sean McCarthy.
In Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged
, John Galt invents a new engine that generates power out of nothing. As incredible as this sounds, McCarthy is claiming that it can be done outside of Rand's 1000+ pages allegoric opus about Objectivism
What is interesting about McCarthy's claim of free energy is that it breaks down one of the most fundamental laws of physics: energy cannot be created nor destroyed, only transfered
. In addition, McCarthy is not licensing the technology to anyone. He has put his claims to be verified by the scientific community before making products off of it.
Is free energy possible? If it is, there is no point in worrying about fossil fuel dependency and we should not worry about China becoming fully industrialized and oilified.
And free energy has a brand name: Orbo. The company "commercializing" Orbo is Steorn
I wish I could look into the future and see what the real deal is. But then again, Tesla's
research never got around to becoming a main stream product--imagine, bouncing off electricity off the atmosphere to transfer power wirelessly.
This is what McCarthy looks like: