Fwd: More problems with hydrogen

Dr. Robert J. Harley harley at argote.ch
Sun Nov 30 14:21:31 PST 2003


>It is impractical to ship liquid hydrogen over any significant distance 
>by pipeline [...]. Thus the hydrogen must be delivered to the 
>station as a liquid, by a refrigerated tank truck. Such a truck is an 
>immense bomb, much more dangerous than a tank truck of gasoline. [...]
>[etc. etc.]
>This whole idea is so ludicrous that I cannot believe it is serious. 

Uh... palladium?  Any fule knows it can absorb hydrogen at higher
density than liquid, even at atmospheric conditions, and desorb it
easily.

R


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