LETTER FROM HAL PUTHOFF (ON SHARP DRIVE)
With Arthur C. Clarke as our press agent, who could ask for more? His sequel to 2001 and 2010 (both books and movies) has just come out as a book: 3001: The Final Odyssey. A feature in this book is an inertia-canceling drive known as the SHARP Drive. SHARP standing for "Sakharov, Haisch, Alfonso, Rueda, and Puthoff." In his end notes he explains that he thinks our paper on inertia will be considered a landmark paper, and in any case he has made it so for his novel. So at least we are making it into a minor myth of our day, even if we don't know how to build one yet!
Best regards, /s/ Hal Puthoff
[The paper is B. Haisch, A. Rueda, and E. Puthoff, "Inertia as a Zero-Point Field Lorentz Force," Phys Review A, Feb 1994. Ed.]
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Apr. 27, 1997.