photo displays the corona given off
by the Lifter during a tethered test.
Antigravity is currently conducting experiments with Electrokinetic
propulsion, and is in the process of developing a practical source of
Electrokinetic propulsion for possible use as a vehicular propulsion
source. Our experiments are conducted using modified Biefeld-Brown
effect transducers, which convert high-voltage electrical current into
experimentation has currently progressed to the point of being able to
levitate a tethered Lifter for an indefinite period of time while
carrying a gross payload of 3.0 grams (including the weight of the
Lifter). While this is a very small payload at the moment, it
demonstrates a propulsive efficiency orders
of magnitude higher than alternative Electrokinetic technologies.
to read Tim Ventura's in-depth overview of lifter technology. (PDF File)
Click here for a short Real Player video of the
Lifter in flight. (1330K)
note by Tim Ventura
Ventura is the primary contact for American Antigravity.
Read about the other members of the team.
9738 NE 138th Place
Kirkland, WA 98034
Lifter technology is
based on the Biefeld-Brown effect, which has been around for nearly 50
years. The concept behind this technology isn't new, but the research
that has been accomplished in the last few months is revolutionary in
its nature and scope.
I receive emails very often from people
asking me how they can help. They feel the same way that I do about this
technology -- they think that it is tremendously important, and can help
us to create a better world through more advanced technology.
One of the reasons that I have achieved
so much in terms of publicizing this technology and building prototypes
is that I have dedicated all of my time to it. I'm not superhuman, and
things like parts and hosting fees cost real dollars -- dollars that are
hard to come by. I have a wife, a car payment, and a mortgage in Redmond
-- and at the moment this is my full-time job.
Right now, this project is all that I
A lot of websites like to set aside a
section for members only, but that goes against the entire goal of this
technology and the Lifter project in general. My dream is not to get
rich by parceling out information on the Lifter -- this project is so
important to me that withholding information about the research to make
money would be morally and ethically reprehensible.
I don't have a lot to sell. The Lifters
are hard to build, and tend to break. The only real product that I can
sell is information, which in this day and age is cheap.
I'm currently selling CD-Rom's on ebay,
which you may have looked at online once or twice. I'm charging $30 each
for them. They consist of an entire copy of Lifter section of my
hard-drive, containing all of the research that I've conducted, as well
as information from other people that I've collected.
If you'd like to buy a CD-Rom, please
send $30 to the address shown in the upper right corner of the screen.
You can help a lot by telling a few
people about the website -- the more visitors we get, the more people
there are who know about this revolutionary technology and how it can
help the world.
If you have any other
ideas about how to help, please email me at email@example.com
I have an excellent
resume, and I have applied for over 500 jobs in the Seattle area, but
nobody is hiring -- or at least, nobody is hiring me. The reason for
that isn't because of anything about me -- it is because I am competing
with 800 former coworkers who got laid off from AT&T Wireless when
they shut my division down, as well as 10,000+ dot-com and tech industry
employees who are currently out of work in the area.
The Seattle PI
currently maintains a list of the area layoffs online here: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/venture/layoff.asp
If you visit this page, you will be absolutely horrified and amazed,
much as I was when I found out that I was getting laid off.