Wednesday, April 29, 2009

an example of resonant transfer

Imagine a series of dominoes being placed across the United States from San Francisco to Washington. Each successive domino would be slightly larger and heavier than the previous piece. By the time we reached Washington, the final domino might be as large as the Washington monument. By applying a slight push to the first domino, less than one pennyweight, each domino would be knocked over until the final piece was toppled. Through the introduction of a very small energy to a system the result is the production of enough energy to knock over the final very large and heavy domino.

What does this tell us about our current society and even our "energy problem" at large?

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