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by Richard Hull
Wed Feb 18, 2004 8:28 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Triple grid design at LANL
Replies: 14
Views: 2597

Re: Triple grid design at LANL

<t>I have images in hand of larger cylindrical Hirsch- Meeks grids from the 60s! Gene Meeks was in charge of testing them out and said they worked just fine. They never got a chance ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Nov 03, 2003 3:46 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Direct Electrical Conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 3012

Re: Direct Electrical Conversion

... did in the entire fusor episode.<br/> <br/> Source: Initially - Gene Meeks<br/> <br/> Confirmation: Fred Haak, Steven Blaising, George Bain<br/> <br/> Phil was ...
by Richard Hull
Tue Aug 05, 2003 5:33 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Hirsch versus Farnsworth
Replies: 27
Views: 4049

Re: Hirsch versus Farnsworth

... of all project engineering and had a EE Masters degree) Right after Meeks, George Bain was the longest fusor team member in the effort (59-68).<br/> ... at ITT and retire comfortably in the 1980's.<br/> <br/> Farnsworth and Gene Meeks did have offices in Brigham Young University, but only Meeks ...
by Richard Hull
Fri Jul 11, 2003 9:14 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Univ. of Wisconsin and He3 fusion demo w/ FINDS funds
Replies: 6
Views: 2975

Re: Univ. of Wisconsin and He3 fusion demo w/ FINDS funds

... under Andrew Gardner and Robert Bass from about 1968 to 1972 or 73. Gene Meeks was out there during this period assisting in the effort. But, ultimately, the program ...
by Richard Hull
Sat Apr 05, 2003 4:44 am
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Robert Hirsch fired from Rand Corp!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3998

Robert Hirsch fired from Rand Corp!!!

... in the Farnsworth fusion effort after Farnsworth left in 1965. He and Gene Meeks were the inventors of the simpler fusor we use here, now. He is also the former head ...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Mon Dec 16, 2002 12:24 am
Forum: Announcements and Administration Archive
Topic: Fusor identification
Replies: 6
Views: 2474

Re: Fusor identification

I believe this is the one known as "Two Prime." It's one of the machines that Gene Meeks was most familiar with, and produced some of the best numbers in the Pontiac St. lab.

Where'd you get the picture, and why do you ask?

--PS
by Paul_Schatzkin
Sat Apr 13, 2002 1:46 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: An Interview with Dr. Robert L. Hirsch - 03/13/02
Replies: 1
Views: 2845

An Interview with Dr. Robert L. Hirsch - 03/13/02

... work in Fort Wayne. We talked about the day in late 1967 when Bob and Gene Meeks rolled a portable fusor into a meeting of the committee that was considering his proposal:<br/> ...
by Paul_Schatzkin
Tue Feb 05, 2002 4:36 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Mark II IEC
Replies: 6
Views: 2046

Re: Mark II prime not Mark II (fake)

... was any kind of "scientific paper" written about the "Two Prime," as Gene Meeks liked to call it. That machine apparently occupies a special place in his heart and mind, ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Feb 04, 2002 8:04 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Mark II IEC
Replies: 6
Views: 2046

Re: Mark II IEC

... for all its beauty, the Mk II was a very poor performer. Gene and Steve Blasing and even the project engineer, George Bain on the ... more than 10e6 neutrons/sec, if that. The final simple fusor by Hirsch/Meeks produced on the order of 10E8 or more neutrons/sec. The gunned, "Cave" ...
by Richard Hull
Fri Aug 10, 2001 2:23 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Can we actually harness fusion?
Replies: 8
Views: 3158

Re: Can we actually harness fusion?

... event.<br/> <br/> While gone, the techs held a conclave and one asked Gene Meeks what the bleeder values were in the shiney, new, giant Universal Voltronics power supply ...