On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 01:10:43 -0400, RichA <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Anyone remember "fuel cells?" Back in the 1980s, companies
>like Ballard Power were going to change the world by producing
>vehicles that ran on them. What happened? Not much.
>Now it's hydrogen power. Clean, cheap, etc, etc.
>What's the catch?
>You can't store enough in a car (unless you want a vehicle that looks
>like the Mad Max mobile) to go any distance.
>So now they are working to develop new materials to store it in some
>solid form. Good luck. It's not going to happen this decade, maybe
>not this century.
>What WILL happen is that they'll develop ultra high pressure vessels
>to store hydrogen in it's traditional liquid form, and when one of
>those things runs into a wall, or a car, it won't be like a propane
>vehicle leak (which is bad enough)where they have to close down a
>whole block for fear of detonation, the hydrogen vehicle will go off
>like a small nuclear bomb. Do we really want this kind of thing on
>the road? Gasoline is safe. It's not stored under pressure and it
>takes a big accident to make it ignite, and when it does ignite,
>unlike in the movies, it doesn't go off like 10lbs of dynamite, it
alternate fuels have been around for years
the first cars were electric or electric hybirds
the car we drive today is a hybird of a hybird
fock reusing the heat off of brake rotors is old tech
do ya ever see it????????
fock windmills tide mills have been around for years
now they are in mass production
not much reaserch $$$$ for nuclear..why is that??
ever wonder why the arabs OWN 8% of the USA
have a embassy that is protected by your police force paid by your tax
even your president owns an oil company umm no
the saudis own the presidents oil company.......the BIN LADEN family
to be exact
look who the usa owe $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ DEFICIT tooo
fock the saudi have no womans rites and use torture and other tactics
that make IRAQ look tame
why dosent your president TAKE DEMOCRACY there