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Q & A: Why climb Mount Everest?

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Most recent answer: 02/03/2015
If I transported a 1 ton iron ball surrounded with some sort of medium(perhaps a hydrogen isotope followed with another layer of iron) to produce an electromagnetic field and rolled it down a preformed ramp down Mt Everest could I achieve an energy gain relative to the cost of transporting the iron ball? a follow up on my rolling iron ball:if certain collector stations were set up to capture the charge buildup along the ramp would it be beneficial?could the ramp itself collect charge along the ball's journey?
- dave (age 50)
pensacola, fl usa

Nope. Any energy you got out would be less than the enrgy needed to haul the ball up the mountain.

Mike W.

(published on 02/03/2015)

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