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Has UK Inventor Discovered The Secrets Of Anti-Gravity?

By James Donahue

Millions of people all over the world have witnessed those unidentified flying objects in our skies and many are convinced they are piloted by alien beings using an amazing advanced technology that makes it possible for such craft to do what they do.

British inventor Roger Shawyer may have discovered their secret although scientists from around the world are proclaiming his machine, a device that uses microwaves to generate thrust from a closed electromagnetic system, nothing more than “junk science” that defies all of the laws of physics.

But then, so do the movements and shapes of those pesky disks, triangles and cigar-shaped objects observed hovering, making impossible turns, and flitting about in the sky. If those things are real . . . and with so many videos and still photos now in existence it is hard to write them off as figments of our imagination . . . then they must be propelled by a force that contemporary aerospace engineers have never considered. The very shapes of those mysterious flying craft clearly defy all of the laws of aerodynamics as we understand them.

Shawyer’s invention, which he has dubbed Emdrive, is basically an anti-gravity machine. The engine developed at Satellite Propulsion Research Ltd., uses a patented microwave technology to convert electrical energy into thrust, according to Shawyer. He says the thrust “is produced by the amplification of the radiation pressure of an electromagnetic wave propagated through a resonant waveguide assembly.”

In various lectures and video presentations, Shawyer claims his little company has successfully tested both an experimental thruster and a demonstrator engine that he can perceive as a prelude to new spacecraft technology and even simplified transit vehicles for those of us with no thoughts of leaving the planet.

Because the machine is enclosed and appears to offer no force of released energy to make it move, critics say it violates the law of conservation of momentum. This is a concept of physics in which momentum is identified as the mass of an object multiplied by the velocity. Momentum is changed through the action of forces.

Shawyer’s engine was first theorized by Allen Cullin, an electrical engineer at University College in London. Cullin envisioned force created by reflecting microwaves between opposite walls of a cavity. But the cavity had to be designed to that the forces were more active on one side than they were on the other. Physicists scoffed at the idea, however, saying that under Newton’s Law of Motion, no matter what shape the cavity took, the forces exerted from its interior had to balance to zero.

Shawyer, however, says that a cone-shaped cavity appears to work. The increased confinement of the tapered end of the cone creates such an imbalance of energy that it creates external force.

While western scientists are refusing to believe in Shawyer’s device, Wired Magazine reported in September, 2008, that a team of Chinese researchers at Northwestern Polytechnical University, confirmed the theory and are also working on building their own version.

Also Shawyer claims that similar experiments are being conducted by aeronautical engineers in France, Russia, the United States and the British National Space Center is taking a close look at his work.

While in the end, Cullin’s theory might prove to be as elusive as the quest for cold fusion, there is good reason for world aeronautical engineers to be giving Shawyer’s device close examination. They have been dreaming about a craft capable of racing through space but also having the ability to hover and make slow ascents and descents without using volumes of energy to overcome the forces of gravity.

On the dark side to this research, if it works, the world military industrial complex also will be interested. For the first time the generals who promote war will have a means of launching ballistic missiles anywhere in the world without having its rocket exhaust plume spotted by satellites. Thus the “enemy” will have no advance warning that a nuclear attack is underway, or where it is coming from, until the first bombs explode.

And that should make us all sleep easier at night.