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A Report on the T. Townsend Brown Conference:

"Focus on Unconventional Energies: A Symposium on Electrical Propulsion & the Technology of Electro-Gravity"

April 15-16, 1994
Philadelphia Community College, Philadelphia, PA

by Patrick Bailey

This conference was held in tribute to Thomas Townsend Brown and I feel that it was a great success. About 15 speakers and 80 attendees provided a brief overview of Zero Point Energy theories, Free Energy devices, electrostatics theory, and antigravity experiments and documentation. Attendees came from as far away as California and Washington.

We all should thank and continue to support Gus von Grossman and Harriet Wealth, who created and made the conference possible; and Nancy Kolenda of Temple University, and Thomas Katen and Jim Oswald of Philadelphia Community College for managing and supporting this important event.

The conference program advertised the following topics: "A Review of Advanced Energy Devices: Evidence, Promises, and Dangers" by Patrick Bailey (VP INE); "Thomas Townsend Brown's Electro-Gravities Research in the 1950's" by Tom Valone (Integrity Institute); "The Role of Electro-Statics" by Charles Yost (Electric Spacecraft Journal); "Thomas Townsend Brown's Research: A Challenge to Modern Science" by Elizabeth Rauscher (Tecnic Research Laboratories); "Electro-Gravitic Theory: Explaining the Operating Principle of Brown's Electric Disks" by Paul LaViolette (The Starburst Foundation); "A Panel Discussion on Biofield-Brown and Beyond;" "Vortices in the Zero Point Energy" by Moray King; "Design of a Compact Marx Generator Triggered by a Blumlein Capacitor" by George Hathaway; "Thomas Townsend Brown's Final Gravito-Electric Research" by Josh Reynolds (New Wave Partners); "Townsend Brown Effects Reviewed" by Ron Kovac; "Pushing the Boundaries: Electro-Hydro Dynamic Potentials ..." by Henry Monteith, and "Gravity Drop Tests" by Don Kelly (SEA).

As a researcher in the Zero Point Energy and Free Energy fields for the past 10 years, I was struck by how much important information regarding T. T. Brown that I didn't know about. I had of course heard of Brown's flying tethered disk experiments, and the larger ones which were classified by the military, but I did not know about his 1934 patent and his existing research notes which hint at the ability to tap into a free energy type of force field. Obviously, more serious research needs to be done by the INE network to digest and understand all of Brown's theories, information, and experimental data. Here is a listing of T. T. Brown's patents:

T. Townsend Brown Patents:

1,974,483 (Sep. 25, 1934) "Electrostatic Motor"
2,949,550 (Aug. 16, 1960) "Electrokinetic Apparatus"
3,018,394 (Jan. 23, 1962) "Electrokinetic Transducer"
3,022,430 (Feb. 20, 1962) "Electrokinetic Generator"
3,187,206 (Jun. 1, 1965) "Electrokinetic Apparatus"

Any of these and other patents may be ordered for $3.00 each from:

The Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Box 9, Washington DC 20231;

or obtained at higher price from Regional Patent Information locations, such as:

The Patent Information Clearinghouse, 1500 Partridge Avenue, Building 7, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, (408) 730-7290, FAX (408) 735-8762.

It is very interesting to note that Townsend Brown was the pioneer in this field, and was not able to obtain very much support for his work until the 1950's. During that time, there was much discussion of gravity and antigravity within the aerospace industry and in the magazine "Aviation Week." Then the Gravity Research Group (GRG) published a detailed summary report of their review of research into "Electrostatic Motion, Dynamic Counterbary, and Barycentric Control" (i.e. "Antigravity"). This report is the last public report that any researchers have been able to find for us that deals with the physical effects of electrostatics, electrodynamics, and gravity control. (It is also worth noting that this report was found in the Wright Patterson Air Force Base Library "TL 565 A9" and was not listed in the library catalog). So, after the mid-1950's to the present, no other information regarding the technology of electrodynamics and its effect on gravity has been able to be found in any of the UN-classified U.S. literature. I wonder where it went?

As a result of the conference, projects have been started to obtain all of Brown's patents and make them available as a packet of information, complete with any other available information regarding his work. We have also requested that his notebooks be copied and made available to serious researchers. The results of these new projects will be reported to all of the attendees from the conference and in a future issue of NEN.

One good source of summary information in these areas is Tom Valone's new book: "Electrogravitics Systems." It contains information from the GRG "Electrogravitics Systems Report (Feb. 1956)," "The Gravity Situation" report by Gravity Rand Ltd (Dec. 1956), "Negative Mass As a Gravitational Source of Energy in the Quasi-Sellar Radio Sources" 1964 1st prize winning report by Banesh Hoffman, "The U.S. Antigravity Squadron" paper by Paul LaViolette (1993), and summary information from the above T. T. Brown patents. This book is available for $15.00 (postage included) as: "Electrogravitics Systems, Reports on a New Propulsion," Integrity Research Institute, 1377 K Street NW, Suite 204, Washington, DC 20005, 202-452-7674.

Looking back at the conference, most of the lectures were concerned with summarizing the known information from Brown's patents and well documented experiments. Very little information was given regarding his private experiments and the vast amount of theoretical ideas and experimental data that he probably has documented in his research notebooks. It was repeatedly suggested that a responsible committee or networking group needs to be setup to be able to go over all of the details in Brown's existing documents to distill what important information may be there. Josh Reynolds, Tom Valone, and myself volunteered to chair this committee and get this investigation going. Since Brown's experiments with disks appeared to be able to defy gravity (somewhat like John Searl's disks), there was some discussion at the conference regarding flying saucers, UFOs, the Philadelphia Experiment, and the Montak Project. While these areas were held as fringe areas at this conference, they could have information that may relate back to Brown's discoveries. In my summary during the panel discussion, I presented my views that: (1) We do not know what T. T. Brown really did, and we need to organize and distribute his patents and materials to a committee (or a company) to find out; (2) Individuals will not be allowed to accomplish much within U.S. - instead we need teamwork, networking, corporations, and an international corporation to distribute results; (3) Commercial applications of any advanced technology were not possible 3 years ago, and should easily be possible now; (4) Existing graduate school textbook theory is not applicable to describe the physical effects seen by Biofield, Brown, William Hooper, and Hans Coler (and others) - we need more data and new mathematical models for dynamic EM interactions; and (5) Strong dis-information will continue to persist, especially the use of simplistic thinking - such as that which comes from the use of Heavyside's simplification of "Maxwell's Equations" into 3-D vector form, and the assumptions of the so-called "General Theory of Relativity."

Individually, we will see the problems and become inspired. Networking together, we will obtain the answers and implement the applications.

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