Science World with DrB: January 16, 2019
The Science World Technology Spotlight features a new breed of houseplant that has been genetically engineered to remove harmful gases in the air around our homes. The Breakthroughs in Science spotlights Percy Spencer developer/and his development of radar (Magnetron) for use in World War II bombers and its unexpected post-War application, the Microwave oven. Dr. Billings then takes his audience on an intellectually and scientifically stimulating adventure/exercise as he explores space travel, illuminates Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and reveals a remarkable invention he has been working on for the past 40 years — a positive displacement machine, or pure rotary engine. He shares the story of how he came to be involved with this invention, a breakthrough he believes could be an important vector in our energy system.