X-Message-Number: 19979
From: "John de Rivaz" <>

Subject: Nanotechnology sites and possible Ballooning spectacle for Cornwall 
Cryonics conference
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 15:11:22 +0100

Whilst looking up details of a record breaking balloon attempt from Cornwall
in the next few days on http://www.qinetiq1.com/  I came across this other
link which reveals a nest of nanotechnology sites which may be new to some
of you. I think all these sites have something to do with the British


http://www.nano.org.uk/ is one of the sites which produces results if you
search on cryonics.

It is hoped that the balloon flight will take place as a spectacle for the
delegates to the Cornwall Cryonics Conference,
http://www.cryonics-europe.org/local.htm#next as it is just off the coast
from where the conference is being held. But the time of launch all depends
on the weather. Keep a lookout on the Balloon's site
http://www.qinetiq1.com/ for full details, and you can set up an email alert
to let you know when the 72hr countdown commences.

QinetiQ 1 will attempt to set a new manned balloon altitude world record on
a clear day sometime between July and September 2002. A specific day cannot
be determined at this point as the decision to launch is dependent on the
weather. The optimal weather window has been set between July and September,
when the weather and winds above 80,000 ft (24,000 m) are slightly more

The QinetiQ 1 balloon, known as the envelope, will be the biggest manned
balloon in history - seven times higher than Nelson's Column, and as tall as
the Empire State Building. With a volume of 44 million cubic feet (1.2
million cubic metres), it will take around two hours to inflate.

Qinetiq is the research department of the British ministry of defence, and
its history (under different names) goes back to the Second World War and
the development of radar system such as H2S, Gee, Oboe and so on. PCM
inventor Alec Reeves worked with them during the war.

The fact that Qinetiq are interested in nano and the fact that Reeves was
also interested in communication with the dead has a bizarre correlation.
His ESP experiments (see website) had no positive result. But  cryonics, and
thereby nanotechnology, suggest that the only way you can communicate with
the dead is to set up a "transmitter", ie a cryopreserved body and talk to
it when you have revived it into a youthful healthy condition.

ESP and spiritualism was in effect an attempt at "transmitterless

"Transmitterless reception" and "receiverless transmission" were both ideas
being considered in the early days of radio when the theory was little
understood. Obviously both would have been highly useful to the government
and military. Methods known (eg laser beams reflected off vibrating window
panes) are not particularly effective except over small distances.

Sincerely, John de Rivaz:      http://www.deRivaz.com :
http://www.longevity-report.com : http://www.autopsychoice.com :

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