Monthly Archives: December 2005

Now Online: Chapter 12

For as long as I’ve been rummaging around in the life of Townsend Brown, I’ve been hearing his fundamental discovery referred to as "The Biefeld Brown Effect."  I know who Biefeld was, I know Brown was, and I’ve got a … Continue reading

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The Paternity of the Ionic Breeze, Part 2:

The case of the Shut-Down Project, Ion Propulsion, and Credit Where It is Due. In fairness to the inventors, developers, manufacturers and marketers of the Ionic Breeze air purifiers, I thought it would be appropriate to speak to Jim Lee, … Continue reading

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The Paternity of the Ionic Breeze – Part 1

Readers who have been following faithfully along with the draft online publication of Defying Gravity: The Parallel Universe of T. Townsend Brown will hopefully recall how this project began:  In the summer of 2002, I received an anonymous e-mail which … Continue reading

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Now Online: Chapter 11

Dr. Robert Millikan may have been dismissive of his freshman student’s ideas, but not so the local press.  When the Los Angeles newspapers got wind of what was going on in the second-floor bedroom of the big house on Arden … Continue reading

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Let There Be Pictures!

As I was preparing Chapter 10 for publication to the website today, it suddenly dawned on me that I could add some images of Dr. Millikan and his experiments.  And then I realized that I hadn’t included any images in … Continue reading

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Now Online: Chapter 10

In Chapter 9: Standing On The Shoulders of Giants, I offered readers a very thumbnail sketch of the process by which the scientific investigation of electricity in the 19th century led to the revelations of of Relativity and Quantum Mechanics … Continue reading

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