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Dr. Peter Graneau Passes


graneaueThe world has lost a wonderful man and important scientist. Dr. Peter Graneau passed away on February 25 at the age of 92. From late 2006 until 2012, Peter was a technical editor for Infinite Energy. His efforts on our behalf were invaluable.

Peter received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Nottingham (England). He emigrated to the U.S. in 1967 and became a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1971. In the early 1980s, Peter set up an electrodynamics laboratory at MIT, with funding from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy. Graneau’s experiments with railguns led him to seek solutions based on Ampere's original force law as an alternative to the unsatisfactory solutions of conventional electrodynamics.

Peter was a Visiting Professor at Northeastern University from 1985 until his retirement in 1990. After his retirement, he directed an international team engaged in research on the arc liberation of hydrogen bond energy from water.

Peter has been well-known in the new energy community since the 1980s. He and his son, Dr. Neal Graneau, published many papers and books demonstrating that Amperian action-at-a-distance mechanics explain many phenomena regarded as anomalies in mainstream science. They co-authored Newton Versus Einstein: How Matter Interacts with Matter (1993), Newtonian Electrodynamics (1996) and In the Grip of the Distant Universe: The Science of Inertia (2006). In 2006, Peter and Neal put together a collection of many of their papers, Unlimited Renewable Solar Energy from Water, and made it exclusively available through Infinite Energy. Peter is also the author of Ampere-Neumann Electrodynamics of Metals (1985) and Underground Power Transmission: The Science, Technology and Economics of High Voltage Cables (1979). 2007

The World Science Database has an extensive list of Peter’s papers available.

Read the complete memorial obituary, written by Peter's son Neal Graneau and containing colleague tributes.

Many of Peter Graneau's Infinite Energy papers and editorials are available for free or purchase on our site.

Peter Graneau Infinite Energy Editorials:

Peter Graneau Papers in Infinite Energy:
Why Does Lightning Explode and Generate MHD Power? (Issue 25)
Solar-Energy Liberation from Water by Electric Arcs (Issue 33)
The Electric Arc is an MHD Generator (Issue 41)
Arc-Liberated Chemical Energy Exceeds Electrical Input Energy (Issue 44)
The Role of Mass Distribution in the Demonstration of Amperian Longitudinal Electrodynamics Forces (Issue 63)  


The Peter Graneau Memorial Fund

Dr. Peter Graneau passed away on February 25, 2014. Read the full memoriam obituary, written by Peter's son Neal Graneau and including remembrances from colleagues.

The non-profit New Energy Foundation (publisher of Infinite Energy) has established the Peter Graneau Memorial Fund to further the development of Dr. Peter Graneau’s research on the liberation of intermolecular bond energy in liquids for the purpose of creating new solar driven electricity generating technologies. This fund will support the construction and testing of prototype generator structures that continuously convert electrical energy to kinetic energy of liquid droplets, enhanced by the liberation of stored energy in the bulk liquid. Energy harvesting mechanisms are then used to convert the droplet kinetic energy back into electrical energy. The goal of the program is to achieve a closed cycle that produces a gain in electrical energy at the expense of the renewable atmospheric heat driven by the sun.

Donate now via PayPal, or send donations (made out to the New Energy Foundation) to:

New Energy Foundation
Peter Graneau Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 2816
Concord, NH 03302-2816


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