A transcendental approach to changing metal powder characteristics

Journal: Metal Powder Report  Web

Published: 2008 Volume: 63 Issue: 9 Pages: 22-28,31

DOI: 10.1016/S0026-0657(08)70145-0 ISSN: 0026-0657

Authors: Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Rama Mohan Tallapragadab



It’s not often that Metal Powder Report departs from the path of hard facts into the somewhat ‘mushier’ area of metaphysics, but opportunities crop up. While recognising that science has its fair share of charlatans, one such opportunity was presented by a paper submitted by an Indian researcher in which he details work aimed at probing the effects on powder samples where changes were apparently generated by thought. Some will laugh, others will cry, but perhaps among our readers there are those who might be able to help elucidate further the phenomena described…