Episode #789

News Items

  • Moon Capsules
  • Vision Debate
  • Black Dwarf Supernova
  • Pentagon UFO Task Force
              • Science or Fiction

                • Item #1 Fiction

                  The majority of hydrogen is produced by electrolysis from water, and is as clean as the source of electricity used in this process.

                • Item #2 Science

                  The global production of hydrogen is more than 70 million metric tons annually (which could theoretically produce 2.3 billon MWh of electricity – US energy production is 4.1 billion MWh annually). https://www.energy.gov/eere/articles/10-things-you-might-not-know-about-hydrogen-and-fuel-cells

                • Item #3 Science

                  Hydrogen is about 2.8 times as energy dense as gasoline by weight. https://afdc.energy.gov/fuels/hydrogen_basics.html#:~:text=The%20energy%20in%202.2%20pounds,driving%20range%20of%20conventional%20vehicles.

                Skeptical Quote of the Week

                “But too often, “common sense” is the safe harbor of ignorance and an excuse for intellectual laziness. They don’t need facts because they already know the truth—their common sense has spared them the effort of investigation or thought.” Randy Wayne White “Captiva” Chapter Four