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Date: 07/14/12 10:58 AM

11 Responses to DARPA Demonstrates Acoustic Flame Supression

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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    July 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm
    Link: DARPA Demonstrates Acoustic Flame Supression - A flame is extinguished by an acoustic field generated by speakers on either side of the flame.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    July 14, 2012 at 11:11 am
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    Cartunze Male 60-69
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    July 14, 2012 at 11:54 am
    Works fine in the laboratory - not so much in real life.
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    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
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    July 14, 2012 at 12:27 pm
    Well, if it works in a laboratory, it might well work in an enclosed ship, submarine, aircraft roosterpit, etc. See more info on it here at this linky. Very cool!
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    paco664 Male 40-49
    159 posts
    July 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm
    now they just need to get the non-nice individuals that drive through my neighborhood at 4am blaring their stereos to go to california and circle that wild fire and crank it up....

    at worst they`ll get burned up and i don`t have to get woken up again..
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    July 14, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    CAUTION: In The Event Of Fire - Crank Up The Bass.
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    Listypoos Male 40-49
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    July 14, 2012 at 2:10 pm
    Didn`t Mythbusters demonstrate something similar a couple of years ago?
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    lawndartsftw Male 40-49
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    July 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm
    So, something good may eventually come from Dubstep, after all....

    Also, my first thought was that this is a prototype for a Romulan Disruptor !
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5880 posts
    July 14, 2012 at 5:05 pm
    Excellent. what happens if it was your amp that caught fire in the first place?
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    pergas Male 18-29
    27 posts
    July 15, 2012 at 3:07 am
    didn`t mythbusters do this like 5 years ago?
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    briandarf Male 40-49
    141 posts
    July 15, 2012 at 6:22 am
    Is this why i have so much trouble lighting my joints at Motorhead shows????

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