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by Richard Hull
Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Announcements and Administration Archive
Topic: Gene Meeks - In Memorium
Replies: 12
Views: 9535

Re: Gene Meeks - In Memorium

Thanks Dave for the kind words. I think you might have missed part of the post that was warming and humourous as I was composing,editing and correcting as you answered.

You might want to read the ending statements which make Gene appear as I saw him.

Richard Hull
by DaveC
Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Announcements and Administration Archive
Topic: Gene Meeks - In Memorium
Replies: 12
Views: 9535

Re: Gene Meeks - In Memorium

... and those who helped turn ideas into hardware. <br/> <br/> People like Gene Meeks are rare, in any experimental scene, and literally worth their weight in gold. Virtually ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Dec 18, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Announcements and Administration Archive
Topic: Gene Meeks - In Memorium
Replies: 12
Views: 9535

Gene Meeks - In Memorium

... sadness and sense of loss that I announce the passing of my friend Gene Meeks.<br/> <br/> Gene was living with his daughter and in generally good health. He suffered ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:34 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: New fusor "Carl's Jr." nearing operability
Replies: 5
Views: 2838

Re: New fusor "Carl's Jr." nearing operability

... ethanol. <br/> <br/> I include an image of Hirsch's cave fusor with Meeks in attendance. You will notice the large oil filled hat on top for ... the ground leg is common practice in the X-ray biz. ( Photo courtesy Gene Meeks personal poloroid collection.)<br/> <br/> Again, good luck with ...
by Retric
Wed Sep 07, 2005 2:40 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Overall System efficiency / Path to breakeven
Replies: 20
Views: 4847

Thanks,

... by Richard Hull on 2005-22-02 09:40 <br/> “<br/> This was the Hirsch-Meeks 1970's patent idea. It worked brilliantly with D-T, giving isotropic ... The device can be seen on the cart also in this group of images with Gene Meeks and Steve Blasing in the image.<br/> <br/> Richad Hull “</t>
by Richard Hull
Tue Sep 06, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Overall System efficiency / Path to breakeven
Replies: 20
Views: 4847

Re: Overall System efficiency / Path to breakeven

... constructed in the cave. This was never done in the simple Hirsch-Meeks design<br/> <br/> Not real good at all.<br/> <br/> I know Bob Hirsch ... than a 100 fold increase in reaction rates for the same energy input.) Gene Meeks, Hirsch's assistant, constantly claims the higher 10e12 figure. ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:50 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Farnsworth inner grid assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 5208

Re: Archived - Farnsworth inner grid assembly

... Other's that we have are from private, personal image collections of Gene Meeks, George Bain and Steve Blaising from personal polaoids, slides and the like. On these, ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Aug 18, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Farnsworth inner grid assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 5208

Archived - Farnsworth inner grid assembly

... Technology of the mid-1960s. These "standoff" rods, according to Gene Meeks, cost about $1000.00 each 1964 bucks. (half the price of a brand, new full sized, Ford ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Apr 28, 2005 3:58 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Cliques within the ITT Team.
Replies: 0
Views: 2226

Cliques within the ITT Team.

... <br/> 1. Farnsworth, Bain, Haak and Jack Fisher<br/> 2. Hirsch, Meeks<br/> 3. Meeks<br/> <br/> All three entities had their own separate ... (group #2) were following Hirsch's ideas<br/> The Meeks effort saw Gene Meeks actually given a fusor station and allowed to follow his thoughts. ...
by Richard Hull
Wed Apr 27, 2005 10:35 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Farnsworth Warp Core
Replies: 8
Views: 6584

Archived - Farnsworth Warp Core

... device was made up by the Bain-Haak-Farnsworth Clique. According to Gene Meeks, who worked with his associate metrologist, Jack Fisher, it never produced much fusion. ...