sjcrothers@plasmaresources.com

16 Mar 2020, 15:07

to tonydavies, Alex, me, Malcolm, Dave, John, Brian

Dear Mr. Davies,

You withheld unnecessarily the identity of the professor you quoted. 
Please give us his name and affiliation. All 
you have done is tell 
those on this circulation what they already know. Moreover, your 
message ridicules scientists and kindergarten children in favour of 
the thoughtless retired engineers and professors of anything 
electrical. If your missive was sincere it would not have been sent to 
this circulation alone, but also to the Board of Directors of the IEEE 
and the IEE and all their editors, and the officials at the Royal 
Society and Trinity College Cambridge and the editors of their 
publications on physics and engineering, and the editor, Mr. Mike 
Lockwood, of the Transactions of the Royal Society which published the 
article on the Wakefield experiments by Mr. Yakovlev. 
You have 
actually made it quite clear that 
you have no intention to assist Mr. 
Catt publish fifty words in an IEEE journal, despite your current 
membership and past official capacities in the IEEE, let alone tell 
Mr. Catt if 
you will or will not assist him to publish the said fifty 
words. 
You have also remained eerily silent on the issue of the 
invalid equation for temperature (of a black hole) chiselled into the 
tombstone of Mr. Hawking, being a violation of the laws of 
thermodynamics. It is of course another major embarrassment for 
astronomers and cosmologists and Trinity dons in particular. Is it 
better to hide this truth as well from university students, school 
children, and the public at large, to protect the careers and 
reputations of the ignoramuses responsible?

Hawking's Gravestone and Mr. Catt,
www.sjcrothers.plasmaresources.com/Hawking-Catt.html

Yours faithfully,
Steve Crothers

________________________________

Quoting tonydavies@ieee.org:

> Ivor,
> Nothing connected with the Heaviside Prize, but 
you might be 
> interested in the following:
> I was at a lecture at Imperial College last week by a retired 
> professor who started out in Electrical Engineering (as it used to 
> be).
> He said the following:
> An "eminent" person is someone who is able to stop all progress in 
> the field in which he is an expert.
> A "very eminent person" is someone who can not only stop progress in 
> the field in which he is an expert but can also stop progress in 
> some other fields about which he may know nothing.
> If 
you wish to make a reasonably prediction of what may happen 
> (technology related) in the future, do not ask an 'expert' - better 
> to ask a young child and 
you will probably get a more accurate 
> prediction of what really happens.   There are many well known 
> examples of this - such as the head of IBM saying that Britain, as 
> an advanced country, might eventually need as many as five digital 
> computers, and before that, the "inventor" of the telephone having 
> claimed that in future, every city in the USA will want one, the 
> answer from some important person in England (whose name I forget) 
> said that here we have no need of the telephone because we have a 
> sufficient supply of messenger boys for our needs.
> I hesitate to take this reasoning on to the apparent conclusion that 
> problems of charging capacitors and of electromagnetic theory should 
> be solved by asking children in kindergarten schools to provide the 
> answers, and that retired engineers and professors have nothing 
> useful to say on the subject.
> Rgds
> Tony Davies2020 March 16th.Prof Anthony C DaviesEmeritus Professor, 
> King's College LondonIEEE R8 History Activities coordinationIEEE 
> Industry Applications Society Distinguished Lecturer 2017-2018
> e-mail: tonydavies@ieee.org web: www.tonydavies.org.uk
>
>
>     On Saturday, 14 March 2020, 22:07:47 GMT, Ivor Catt 
> <ivorcatt@gmail.com> wrote:
>
Malcolm,It's not clear to me whether "The Heaviside Prize" is 
> public 
> information now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr9-Nu5HvWM&feature=youtu.be
> On another matter, I 
> find http://async.org.uk/IvorCatt-edited.html was upgraded this 
> year, and is excellent. I wonder whether it is now impossible for 
> Tong to remain silent. I suppose he still 
> can. http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/tong2.htm . It will probably take 
> even more to get some useful words or action from Tony, Oppo, Pepper 
> and the rest of the mafia. However, we may be getting close to 
> breaking through the blocking of scientific 
> advance. http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/x8cbwash.htm . I feel that the 
> position of those paid to advance science who take every opportunity 
> to block scientific advance is surely untenable in the long term. 
> It's dreadful to think what history will say of them.Crothers says 
> science is dead and cannot be retrieved, but I am not convinced. The 
> juxtaposition of http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/yak.htm  
http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/tong2.htm http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/x6611.pdf  
http://www.sjcrothers.plasmaresources.com/Hawking-Catt.html  
> and  http://async.org.uk/IvorCatt-edited.html  is extraordinary, and 
> might encourage one of our lily-livered jornalists to take the 
> plunge, and publish on the scandal. Then the avalanche would come. 
> All the rest of the sheep would promptly change direction.
> Ivor
>
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>
>
> On Sat, 14 Mar 2020 at 17:40, Alex Yakovlev 
> <Alex.Yakovlev@newcastle.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> Great. Iíve just twitted 
> it:https://mobile.twitter.com/alexyakovlevncl/status/1238880323057987589Letís 
> see!Alex
>
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 14 Mar 2020, at 17:01, Malcolm Davidson <malcolmd3111@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Dear All,
> for your perusal!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr9-Nu5HvWM&feature=youtu.be
>
>
> Regards,
> Malcolm




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From: <sjcrothers@plasmaresources.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 at 15:07
Subject: Re: The Heaviside Prize?
To: <tonydavies@ieee.org>
Cc: Alex Yakovlev <alex.yakovlev@newcastle.ac.uk>, Ivor Catt <ivorcatt@gmail.com>, Malcolm Davidson <malcolmd3111@hotmail.com>, Dave Walton <dswalton@plus44.net>, John Raymond Dore <johnrdore@gmail.com>, Brian Josephson <bdj10@cam.ac.uk>



Dear Mr. Davies,

You withheld unnecessarily the identity of the professor you quoted.  
Please give us his name and affiliation. All you have done is tell  
those on this circulation what they already know. Moreover, your  
message ridicules scientists and kindergarten children in favour of  
the thoughtless retired engineers and professors of anything  
electrical. If your missive was sincere it would not have been sent to  
this circulation alone, but also to the Board of Directors of the IEEE  
and the IEE and all their editors, and the officials at the Royal  
Society and Trinity College Cambridge and the editors of their  
publications on physics and engineering, and the editor, Mr. Mike  
Lockwood, of the Transactions of the Royal Society which published the  
article on the Wakefield experiments by Mr. Yakovlev. You have  
actually made it quite clear that you have no intention to assist Mr.  
Catt publish fifty words in an IEEE journal, despite your current  
membership and past official capacities in the IEEE, let alone tell  
Mr. Catt if you will or will not assist him to publish the said fifty  
words. You have also remained eerily silent on the issue of the  
invalid equation for temperature (of a black hole) chiselled into the  
tombstone of Mr. Hawking, being a violation of the laws of  
thermodynamics. It is of course another major embarrassment for  
astronomers and cosmologists and Trinity dons in particular. Is it  
better to hide this truth as well from university students, school  
children, and the public at large, to protect the careers and  
reputations of the ignoramuses responsible?

Hawking's Gravestone and Mr. Catt,
www.sjcrothers.plasmaresources.com/Hawking-Catt.html

Yours faithfully,
Steve Crothers

________________________________

Quoting tonydavies@ieee.org:

> Ivor,
> Nothing connected with the Heaviside Prize, but you might be  
> interested in the following:
> I was at a lecture at Imperial College last week by a retired  
> professor who started out in Electrical Engineering (as it used to  
> be).
> He said the following:
> An "eminent" person is someone who is able to stop all progress in  
> the field in which he is an expert.
> A "very eminent person" is someone who can not only stop progress in  
> the field in which he is an expert but can also stop progress in  
> some other fields about which he may know nothing.
> If you wish to make a reasonably prediction of what may happen  
> (technology related) in the future, do not ask an 'expert' - better  
> to ask a young child and you will probably get a more accurate  
> prediction of what really happens.   There are many well known  
> examples of this - such as the head of IBM saying that Britain, as  
> an advanced country, might eventually need as many as five digital  
> computers, and before that, the "inventor" of the telephone having  
> claimed that in future, every city in the USA will want one, the  
> answer from some important person in England (whose name I forget)  
> said that here we have no need of the telephone because we have a  
> sufficient supply of messenger boys for our needs.
> I hesitate to take this reasoning on to the apparent conclusion that  
> problems of charging capacitors and of electromagnetic theory should  
> be solved by asking children in kindergarten schools to provide the  
> answers, and that retired engineers and professors have nothing  
> useful to say on the subject.
> Rgds
> Tony Davies2020 March 16th.Prof Anthony C DaviesEmeritus Professor,  
> King's College LondonIEEE R8 History Activities coordinationIEEE  
> Industry Applications Society Distinguished Lecturer 2017-2018
> e-mail: tonydavies@ieee.org web: www.tonydavies.org.uk
>
>
>     On Saturday, 14 March 2020, 22:07:47 GMT, Ivor Catt  
> <ivorcatt@gmail.com> wrote:
>
Malcolm,It's not clear to me whether "The Heaviside Prize" is  
> public  
> information now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr9-Nu5HvWM&feature=youtu.be
> On another matter, I  
> find http://async.org.uk/IvorCatt-edited.html was upgraded this  
> year, and is excellent. I wonder whether it is now impossible for  
> Tong to remain silent. I suppose he still  
> can. http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/tong2.htm . It will probably take  
> even more to get some useful words or action from Tony, Oppo, Pepper  
> and the rest of the mafia. However, we may be getting close to  
> breaking through the blocking of scientific  
> advance. http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/x8cbwash.htm . I feel that the  
> position of those paid to advance science who take every opportunity  
> to block scientific advance is surely untenable in the long term.  
> It's dreadful to think what history will say of them.Crothers says  
> science is dead and cannot be retrieved, but I am not convinced. The  
> juxtaposition of http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/yak.htm  
http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/tong2.htm http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/x6611.pdf  
http://www.sjcrothers.plasmaresources.com/Hawking-Catt.html  
> and  http://async.org.uk/IvorCatt-edited.html  is extraordinary, and  
> might encourage one of our lily-livered jornalists to take the  
> plunge, and publish on the scandal. Then the avalanche would come.  
> All the rest of the sheep would promptly change direction.
> Ivor
>
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>
>
> On Sat, 14 Mar 2020 at 17:40, Alex Yakovlev  
> <Alex.Yakovlev@newcastle.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> Great. Iíve just twitted  
> it:https://mobile.twitter.com/alexyakovlevncl/status/1238880323057987589Letís  
> see!Alex
>
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 14 Mar 2020, at 17:01, Malcolm Davidson <malcolmd3111@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Dear All,
> for your perusal!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr9-Nu5HvWM&feature=youtu.be
>
>
> Regards,
> Malcolm


 

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