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do you think we could produce energy with a crystal by using knowledge of atoms and compounds and reactions??? Answered

I remmember seeing something on T.V. about an ancient civilization using crystals to power thier technology which happened to be very advanced (maybe atlantis?). i was wondering if it would be possible by studying reactions of atoms and molecules withing crystals to find one that if large enough could power something such as a levitaion device (perhaps create a crystal using certain compounds and manipulating atoms and molecules.) perhaps study the reaction of humans and crystals (we conduct arua and other things) i dunno. i wanted to see what other minds would think of how crystals could conduct energy to power a certain technology. please don't worry about critisism and let your mind flow free.


This is not a stupid question. There is a great deal to be learned about this subject, and we know very little so far. I encourage you to read the works of Marcel Vogel, Nicola Tesla, Viktor Shauberger and many others. You must follow your intuition, there's a lot of nonsense out there and people are fanatical about it. And as you can see from these comments, there are a lot of discouraging folk too.


8 years ago

 Crystals,themselves, cannot produce energy. How ever they can redirect light and other forms of energy. With all this molecular structuring thing your going on about wouldn't make a crystal produce energy. Aura Is an ancient belief of some religious stuff trying to depict a persons "Soul" Or consciousness. Brain science and experiments attempting to measure radiation off of living things have proved both wrong. Humans can work towards creating an element similar to radioactive elements (uranium,plutonium Ect.) to create a "Cold Fusion" reaction producing large amounts of energy. But nothing that could beam you across the galaxy.

"Atlantis" is fictional.

We already use crystals (silicon, germanium, and others) for technology and for both heat and electricity.  Look up "integrated circuits," "piezoelectricity", "Peltier effect" as a good starting point for fact instead of fiction.

Have you any theories about  where this BS about "crystal energy" comes from ? There are crazies over here into it in a big way.

A combination of the new-age movement, cartoonz, anime, on and offline games (Final Fantasy comes to mind), fiction books, movies, television programs like Stargate and the general belief by youngsters that whatever Hollywood says is probably true.

In a world where children are facing energy resource brick walls for their future, is it any wonder they grasp at straws?  I don't suppose anyone recalls the original OPEC price fixing game during the early 1970s? I was a teenager at the time, and I remember quite clearly the combination of frustration (due to knowing that it was just a business/political game to make the west pay for its blindered support of Israel during and following the late 1960s/early 1970s wars that were fought between the Arab and Israeli states) and fear that came with the sudden loss of energy security...

The same crazies are over here as well.  It's a core part of the whole "New Age" movement, which is a cheap knock-off of '60s Aquarianism, which itself is a drug-addled derivative of fin-de-siècle British spiritualism.

Well, whether it was fictional or not is still open to debate (many credible sources believe that the *place described by ?Homer? existed, but most sensible people believe that it simply was a rich city-state that controlled trade in that region of the Mediterranean sitting atop a volacnic island and enjoyed the benefits of geo-thermal power from the ticking bomb it was sitting on, instead of a Sci_Fi/Fantasy novel interpretation that employs "Crystal power", spaceships, magical beings from alternate dimensions, etc etc..

And not that the analogy applies much of anywhere anymore, but in the grand scheme of things not too long ago, hot and cold running water would have seemed magic to a larger percentage of the world's population.

Frankly, I have a hard time understanding how anyone could come to a different conclusion.

I am not educated in this what so ever but when I was looking into e.a.p.s is came across the fact that when certain crystals are compressed they emit very weak currents. It might be possible to find a more powerful type of crystal but, I don't imagine you would get enough energy to be useful.


8 years ago

They're useful for focusing and directing other energy, but do not produce energy themselves.


8 years ago

Crystals have been used in lasers, primarily sapphires and rubies, as light amplifiers.  But if you mean using the crystal itself as the energy source, other than in piezoelectric applications, unless it is some crystalline form of a radioactive isotope, probably not.  Not, that is, unless aliens provide us with a heretofore unknown application of technology.

Note that "amplification", in that case, is a bit of a misnomer. A light-pumped laser can more accurately be considered an energy _focusing_ device; its energy output will be less than the energy used to pump it up, but gathered into a narrow, monochromatic, phase-matched beam.

Electrically-pumped lasers, likewise, are converting the electrical energy to light energy (and losing some in the process, which is why the more powerful LED lasers need heat sinks).

Piezoelectricity, similarly, can't produce more power out than the force used to distort the crystal. And, again, it's going to be less since some of the energy unavoidably goes elsewhere. It's just a transducer, converting mechanical energy into electrical energy.

Very useful, but not an energy _source_.

Piezo is apparently extremely efficient though - according to the synopses of research papers I couldn't view last night. One paper hinted that a tuned resonator could be 95% efficient.

Depends. A crystal of what? A crystal of some explosive/flammable/reactive compound certainly may contains energy that can easily be released.

But if you mean crystals in general, as in "ooh, shiny!" -- Science gives us no reason to believe that they have any more "magical" properties than any other physical substance.

Not until we unearth the Stargate and decode it's magical symbols so we can go to other worlds and fight the Gaoold and make friends with the little grey men who mutilate cows and do unmentionable things to human abductees and design crop circles in their spare time(probably inbetween unmentionable activities and chopping up cows) and find some old crystals in starships we steal from the Gaoold.

I suppose I could have been a bit more brief.