Where's the Meat?

 

Ivor Catt will give a lecture "The Catt Anomaly" to the Cambridge University Engineering Society on Thursday November 15, 2001. The lecture will be at 6.30pm in Room LR4 in Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ +44 (0) 1223 332600. Every effort has been made to cause relevant Establishment Experts to speak at the lecture, both before and after Ivor Catt speaks.

The ruling ideology in Science, which I now accept, is that Electromagnetic Theory was settled in around 1905 [Note 1]. It follows that there has been nearly a century for its details to have been worked out and agreed. This includes the Transverse Electromagnetic (TEM) Wave.

"The Catt Question", http://www.ivorcatt.co.uk/cattq.htm , wrongly called "The Catt Anomaly", is a rudimentary question about the source of the negative electric charge which appears on surface of the lower conductor when a TEM wave travels in a vacuum, guided by two conductors.

This Question was asked in 1982 and regularly ever since. There are two contradictory answers given by experts and institutions. These are called the "Westerner" and the "Southerner" answers. This is followed by a total refusal to address the resulting problem. However, experts and institutions continue to pretend to "teach" electromagnetic theory.

There is a continuing refusal by experts and by relevant institutions to answer the Question, or to institute a process to address the Question, or to assert that there is no problem.

The precedent is of course Galileo, when the clerics were the scientists. However, in Galileo's case, the Establishment clerics (=scientists) asked the questions. Galileo did not ask questions of them. The damage inflicted on the Church was massive, and lasted for centuries. Our case will be different, and this time science will be saved, if a procedure can be developed to cause the Establishment Scientists (= clerics) to state their dogma. Ivor Catt has worked for two decades to create such a procedure, which has been resisted.

Reference. [Note 1] Ed. Stuart G. Shanker, Philosophy of Science, Logic and Mathematics in the Twentieth Century, pub. Routledge 1996, p391; [Glossary of terms] "electromagnetism - . the final form of the theory was devised by MAXWELL and is one of the triumph[s] of the nineteenth century science." This assertion, that electromagnetic theory was complete in around 1900 and could not be improved upon, is frequently repeated, (for instance, as far as I remember, by Solymar and Ash). Since Heaviside (1850 - 1925) was given the first Faraday Medal and has never been repudiated by anyone in the Establishment, it is tragic that so many of his concepts, including that of energy current, have disappeared. They are now not known to a single Professor of Electrical Engineering or a single text book writer in the world. Their grasp of the Transverse Electromagnetic Wave diminishes every decade, even though it is the basic intellectual building block for digital electronics. - Ivor Catt, 31dec01

Background.

In the nineteenth century Oliver Heaviside formulated the concept of the Transverse Electromagnetic Wave to help him to send Morse pulses down the undersea coaxial cable between Newcastle and Denmark. It is now accepted Establishment theory. In Heaviside's time, it was not clear that electric charge had mass, so that the problem was not apparent. The success of wireless communication submerged the problem for a further half century, until the 1960s. A scaled down version of Heaviside's problem was then repeated when high speed logic pulses were delivered across the back plane of a computer. However, now, electricity had mass. Ivor Catt, who pioneered the interconnection of high speed logic, did not notice the problem for twenty years, until 1982.

- Ivor Catt, 121 Westfields, St. Albans AL3 4JR +44 (0) 1727 864257 ivorcatt@electromagmetism.demon.co.uk www.ivorcatt.com

27oct01

 

Animation illustrating "The Catt Anomaly"; http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm

Book, "The Catt Anomaly, 1996 edition; http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/wbbanbk1.htm

Attempts to lecture to the Cambridge University Engineering and Physics Societies; http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm

Cambridge University Engineering Society http://www-g.eng.cam.ac.uk/cues/ Contact; Hayden Taylor, Trinity College, Cambridge CB2 1TQ T 07879 637 052 E htaylor@iee.org

 

Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ +44 (0) 1223 332600.

 

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Attempts to lecture on the Catt Anomaly to Cambridge University Societies.

These university societies are largely made up of undergraduates.

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Dear Mr Catt,

Thank you for your email and telephone message: I am very pleased that you
are able to speak to the Engineering Society and I look forward to your talk
with enthusiasm. Thank you also for sending the copies of "Electromagnetism
1", and the "Sunday Times" article.
I am sure that we can arrange for your
talk to be successfully publicised in the ways you have suggested. I shall
be out of the country for the next week, but after I return I shall be in
touch again to discuss details, in particular connecting the Acorn Master to
the Internet while you are lecturing.

With best wishes,
Hayden Taylor. 19aug01

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Hayden Taylor,
I am happy to accept that date and time.
Please point potential attenders to the book "The Catt Anomaly", which is at
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/wbbanbk1.htm and in Trinity Library.
I have today mailed to you two copies of my 1994 book "Electromagnetism 1".
I would sell further copies through you before 15nov01 at half price (+p&p)
in an attempt to get some of it read before 15nov01. It would be helpful if
you managed to get attenders to pre-study the two books. Further, it will be
very helpful if some attenders had read about the disappearance of the TEM
wave, see http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/17136.htm . You need to
give academics every possible opportunity to be able to fault my talk. Also,
please make great effort to get them to attend
I would like to invite you as my guest to the 15sep01 conference that I
chair; http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/2001.htm
(The above email could be circulated by you by email and in paper form.)
Ivor Catt
121 Westfields, St. Albans AL3 4JR

01727 864257
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/
www.ivorcatt.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Hayden Taylor <htaylor@iee.org>
To: <ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 11:17 PM
Subject: Offer to speak


Dear Mr Catt,
I understand from Maral Shamloo that you have very kindly offered to
lecture to our Society about electromagnetic theory. [You could say that.
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm Ivor Catt 14aug01.] The
research associated with the Catt Anomaly certainly sounds extremely absorbing, and I think that
many of the people studying in the Department of Engineering would be
interested to learn more about it.
I would suggest 15 November, but if you would rather come on another date then please do suggest one that would be convenient for you. I think that a weekday other than a Friday would be best. I would anticipate that your
talk would begin between 6 and 7pm. Most Engineering Society talks last for
about 40 minutes, and tend to be followed by 10 to 15 minutes of questions. Afterwards, there would be a buffet dinner when those who had attended the talk would be able to meet you informally.
The talk would be held in a lecture theatre equipped to project from a laptop computer, 35mm slides, a video cassette, or acetate foils. The Society would of course be willing to reimburse your travel expenses. I do hope that we can arrange this talk.
With best wishes;
Hayden Taylor
Trinity College
Cambridge CB2 1TQ
T 07879 637 052
E htaylor@iee.org
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The Secretary, Debby Fan, yhf21@cam.ac.uk <yhf21@cam.ac.uk>
Cambridge University Engineering Cambridge.

I would like to offer to lecture to the Engineering Society on
electromagnetic theory. Details of what I have to offer are on my website. A
good subject would the Catt Anomaly
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm, which was the main
content of my joint paper given to the IEE with Dr. Arnold Lynch on
10july98. You can see this on my website at
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/y7aiee.htm.

Yours sincerely,

Ivor Catt 21june01

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The Chairman, Maral Shamloo, ms364@cam.ac.uk <ms364@cam.ac.uk>
Cambridge University Engineering Cambridge.

I would like to offer to lecture to the Engineering Society on
electromagnetic theory. Details of what I have to offer are on my website. A
good subject would the Catt Anomaly
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm, which was the main
content of my joint paper given to the IEE with Dr. Arnold Lynch on
10july98. You can see this on my website at
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/y7aiee.htm.

Yours sincerely,

Ivor Catt 21june01

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soc-cups@lists.cam.ac.uk soc-cups@lists.cam.ac.uk (All the committee members of the Cambridge University Physics Society)

----- Original Message -----

From: Ivor Catt <ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>

To: <soc-cups@lists.cam.ac.uk>

Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2000 11:50 PM

Subject: Offer to lecture.

I would like to offer to lecture to the Physics Society. (I have offered the Engineering Soc. for decades, to no avail.)
Ivor Catt 29july00.

The letter (below) has been repeated for decades. Copies of recent letters are on my website
www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/
Copies of earlier letters, offering to lecture, spread over decades, are in my files. Ivor Catt. 29july00
Search for "Andrew Huxley" on the search engine at the top of my home page. Also search for my book "The Catt Anomaly", on my website. The index page, reached by clicking on "Index|" on my home page, contains "Animation" http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm immediately after the entry for "Catt Anomaly" in the alphabetical index.
The animation makes the anomaly very clear.

The Secretary,
The Engineering Society,
Cambridge Dept. of Engineering,
Trumpington St.,
Cambridge.

I would like to offer to lecture to the Engineering Society on electromagnetic theory. Details of what I have to offer are on my website. A good subject would the Catt Anomaly, which was the main content of my joint paper given to the IEE with Dr. Arnold Lynch on 10july98. You can see this on my website.
Yours sincerely,
Ivor Catt 29jan99
Second copy sent 19feb99. Third copy sent 16apr99. Fourth copy sent 8feb00
...

email to Constantinos Dimitriou, President, Cambridge University Engineering Society cd230@cam.ac.uk cd230@cam.ac.uk

emails also sent to Marc Fry, Secretary, mrf30@cam.ac.uk mrf30@cam.ac.uk ;

Presentations Secretary, Simon Wrigley, shw22@cam.ac.uk <shw22@cam.ac.uk>

[email begins] The letter (below) has been repeated for decades. Copies of recent letters
are on my website
www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/
Copies of earlier letters, offering to lecture,
spread over decades, are in my files. Ivor Catt. 29july00

Search for "Andrew Huxley" on the search engine at the bottom of my home
page. Also search for my book "The Catt Anomaly", on my website. The index
page, reached by clicking on "Index|" on my home page, contains "Animation"
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm
immediately after the entry for "Catt Anomaly" in the alphabetical index.
The animation makes the anomaly very clear.

The Secretary,
The Engineering Society,
Cambridge Dept. of Engineering,
Trumpington St.,
Cambridge.

I would like to offer to lecture to the Engineering Society on
electromagnetic theory. Details of what I have to offer are on my website. A
good subject would the Catt Anomaly, which was the main content of my joint
paper given to the IEE with Dr. Arnold Lynch on 10july98. You can see this
on my website.

Yours sincerely,
Ivor Catt 29jan99
Second copy sent 19feb99. Third copy sent 16apr99.
Fourth copy sent 8feb00 [29july00 email ends.]

..

The Secretary,
The Engineering Society,
Cambridge Dept. of Engineering,
Trumpington St.,
Cambridge.

I would like to offer to lecture to the Engineering Society on electromagnetic theory. Details of what I have to offer are on my website. A good subject would the Catt Anomaly, which was the main content of my joint paper given to the IEE with Dr. Arnold Lynch on 10july98. You can see this on my website.

Yours sincerely,

Ivor Catt 29jan99
Second copy sent 19feb99. Third copy sent 16apr99.
Fourth copy sent 8feb00

 

(Earlier offers to lecture on e-m were sent to The Secretary, Cambridge University Engineering Society, intermittently for fifteen years.. Ivor Catt 30july00.)

 

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Did the dam burst? - Ivor Catt 5sep01

To Professor David Nethercot, Head of Department, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College.

I am giving a presentation on the Catt Anomaly http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/wbbanbk1.htm to the Cambridge University Engineering Society on 15nov01, see their correspondence at http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm.

I was anxious to give presentations on the same subject earlier than 15nov01 elsewhere. To that end, I shall cover the same subject at the University of Hertfordshire on 10oct01.

I hope you can invite me to give a talk on the same subject in Imperial College on a date before 15nov01.

Ivor Catt 5sep01

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Dear Mr Catt,

Thank you for the information you have been sending. I think that the "Beware of the Catt" cartoon would be ideal for the poster. I'll be away from e.mail for the next 10 days, but please do keep sending any information that you think will help and I'll be in touch again when I return.

Although I would very much like to attend the ManKind conference on the
15th, http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/2001.htm , I regret that I will be unable to make it: I shall still be in
Cornwall wearing my other hat as a stage set designer! I hope that the
conference goes well, though.

With best wishes,
Hayden Cambridge Univ. Engineering Soc. 5sep01

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"The Catt Anomaly". http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm ;
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/wbbanbk1.htm ;
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm

cc Hayden Taylor, who invited me to talk in Cambridge.

Dear Ivor Catt,
Thanks for your recent papers. I am very glad you are to address the Engineering Society. I hope you take this opportunity to put your ideas forward without antagonising your audience - especially those that ask silly questions.
Yours truly,
Alex Tindall. 16/9/01

This kind of thing is not normally said to one who is going to give a lecture. Therefore I have to assume that it insinuates that my approach in the past to "The Catt Anomaly" has been unfortunate. (Oliver Lodge said to Heaviside, who a century before received the same treatment as I am now receiving, "he was his own worst enemy".) (Anyone who discusses future strategy with me is well advised to start by saying he has no evidence of my mishandling "The Catt Anomaly" in the past.)
It is not only Tindall who insinuates that my approach to "The Catt Anomaly" has been less than polite. This could have been interpreted as coming recently even from my co-author and co-researcher Malcolm Davidson, over dinner, who has worked in this field with me for thirty years. It has also come from Bernd Rosenheim.
As I said to Bernd, I set out on this exercise many years ago with the primary intent of demonstrating that my (mis)behaviour could not be a factor. That is why I never communicated with the main players - McEwan, Pepper, Mink, Secker etc. I never even chose them, leaving it to their organisations to choose their top experts. I waited for years to get the opportunity when I could cause their administrative bosses to instruct their top experts to comment in writing on "The Catt Anomaly". It is destructive for any of my so-called allies to write copy which can be interpreted as implying that my behaviour caused the problem. Further, their writing, e.g. Tindall above, attempts to draw the subject back into a technical ghetto. Tindall et al. seem intent on avoiding the fact that Pepper and McEwan refuse to discuss their differences on the fundamentals of electricity while both continue to earn salary teaching contradictory material. Further, many other accredited experts line up behind each of them (southerners and westerners) and teach contradictory material, either Pepper's view of McEwan's. The two parties never discuss or even admit their differences. I am not involved. It is destructive to see me as playing a role in this crisis, which is not a technical one. The book "The Catt Anomaly" is about a demonstration that the Enlightenment is over. Those who cannot face up to that idea will retreat into discussing Ivor Catt's personality (at predicted in "The Catt Anomaly" p1), which was specifically removed from the exercise in 1993, see "The Catt Anomaly" p4. When I finally did communicate with the main players on 31dec1999 (see "The Catt Anomaly" p57), I wrote; "Should Ivor Catt have approached the matter differently, and if so, how? How should he approach the matter now?", to which none of the twelve recipients replied. Now there is a risk that casual writing by my allies drives into into confusion possibly the most important scientific research of the twentieth century, research into the Scientific Reception System, not into electromagnetism. In the same way as research into the feeding habits of a certain animal entails the use of food, but is not research into food, so research into the Scientific Reception System entailed the used of electromagnetic theory, but it is not research into electromagnetic theory.
It is about something much more important; a major sea change in the history of civilisation; the end of the Enlightenment. See "The Catt Anomaly", p1; ".... the best scientific demonstration that the scientific Age of Reason is over, is to study the present status of the Catt Anomaly." Also see the subtitle of the book; "Science beyond the crossroads." The title does not mention electromagnetism. If "experts" continue to draw salary and suffer no accountability while continuing to teach contradictory fundamentals, while refusing to discuss their disagreement and also withholding from their students the information that two views exist, then we have entered new territory which is totally different from the Age of Enlightenment. I will not admire anyone who seeks to confuse what is happening, and what has been proven. What is required is a caveat at the begining of any advice to me on future conduct that the write has no evidence of my mishandling the matter in the past, or alternatively, a clear statement as to how it has been mishandled. "The Catt Anomaly" has been handled much more carefully and scientifically with these considerations in mind than any previous research into the scientific reception system. A research project which has lasted for decades must not be casually rubbished by carelessness. Incidentally, it has been noticeable that strategy advice during those decades has not been forthcoming, possibly because I am acknowledged to be the best strategist.
Ivor Catt 20sep01
www.ivorcatt.com

Eugen has just brought to me the idea that it is not always correct to blame the victim, particularly a meticulous victim like me who is careful with the evidence and keeps the evidence.

Ivor 20sep01


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New edition of the book "The Catt Anomaly" plus Copy of all of the below sent slomail to Hugh Griffiths on 1oct01
Ivor Catt

----- Original Message -----
From: Ivor Catt <
ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
To: <
j.oreilly@ee.ucl.ac.uk>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 1:18 AM
Subject: Re: Catt Anomaly


> > further copy sent slomail, including suggested cartoon for publicity.
> This is now at
http://www.ivorcatt.com/em_test03.htm
> Ivor Catt 1oct01
----- Original Message -----
From: John O'Reilly <
j.oreilly@ee.ucl.ac.uk>
To: Ivor Catt <
ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 1:50 PM
Subject: RE: Catt Anomaly
I passed this to Hugh Griffiths, my replacement as Head of Department since I'm heading off to EPSRC

Professor John J O'Reilly
Head of Department and Chair of Telecommunications
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
UCL (University College London)
Torrington Place
London WC1E 7JE UK
Tel: 020 7679 7303
Fax: 020 7388 9325
Email:
j.oreilly@ee.ucl.ac.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: Ivor Catt [
mailto:ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk]
Sent: 18 September 2001 20:03
To:
j.o'reilly@ee.ucl.ac.uk
Subject: Fw: Catt Anomaly

Second copy sent 18sep01

----- Original Message -----
From: Ivor Catt <
ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
To: <
j.o'reilly@ee.ucl.ac.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 2:26 PM
Subject: Catt Anomaly
The Catt Anomaly.
To Professor John O'Reilly, Head of Department, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University Colege, London.
I am giving a presentation on the Catt Anomaly
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/wbbanbk1.htm to the Cambridge University Engineering Society on 15nov01, see their correspondence at http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm.
I was anxious to give presentations on the same subject earlier than 15nov01 elsewhere. To that end, I shall cover the same subject at the University of Hertfordshire on 10oct01.
I hope you can invite me to give a talk on the same subject in UCL on a date before 15nov01.
Ivor Catt 5sep01
further copy sent slomail, including suggested cartoon for publicity.

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Third email copy sent 1oct01.
A further copy sent to
Prof. Nethercot, Imperial College,
Prince Consort Rd.,
South Kensington, London, slomail on 1oct01 together with the latest edition of "The Catt Anomaly".
Ivor Catt 1oct01
----- Original Message -----
From: Ivor Catt <
ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
To: <
d.nethercot@ic.ac.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2001 8:11 PM
Subject: Fw: Catt Anomaly


Second copy sent 18sep01
From: Ivor Catt <
ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
To: <
d.nethercot@ic.ac.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 10:34 AM
Subject: Catt Anomaly
To Professor David Nethercot, Head of Department, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College.
I am giving a presentation on the Catt Anomaly
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/wbbanbk1.htm to the Cambridge
University Engineering Society on 15nov01, see their correspondence at
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm.
I was anxious to give presentations on the same subject earlier than 15nov01 elsewhere. To that end, I shall cover the same subject at the University of Hertfordshire on 10oct01.
I hope you can invite me to give a talk on the same subject in Imperial College on a date before 15nov01.
Ivor Catt 5sep01

5sep01 further copy sent slomail.

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Hayden Taylor,
Cambridge University Engineering Society
Trinity College
Cambridge CB2 1TQ

Hayden,
My view is that you have resolved the problem satisfactorily. Please bear in mind that this is an unprecedented situation, which is difficult for me to handle in the best way, as well as for everyone else. There is no set protocol.
"Please do not think that anyone is trying to stop the Catt Anomaly from being listened to; indeed, we are trying to ensure that a Cambridge audience gives it a fair hearing."
This pushes me into concern, since I see "The Catt Anomaly" as merely a vehicle for demonstrating the end of the Enlightenment. ("Experts" can easily disprove this assertion by contributing to the discussion of "The Catt Anomaly", but they will not. This is an open ended experiment on the Scientific Reception System.) This is a much bigger prize than promotion of any of my theories on electromagnetism, or the discovery of a flaw in classical electromagnetism. Thus, the refusal of "experts" to cooperate in any way is central to the central message of my lecture. It is important to not lose this message in the trivial clutter of discussing where some electric charge comes from. I do accept that any and everyone involved will be anxious to avoid the central thrust of the exercise, my showing that, since all professionals refuse to discuss the fundamentals their subject, or even to state them, the Enlightenment is over. This collapse results from our intellectual centre ground being controlled by professionals. The central message is too frightening to consider.
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/catanoi.htm
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/y7aiee.htm.
http://www.electromagnetism.demon.co.uk/07091.htm
Ivor Catt 24oct01
cc Director of Undergraduate Education in the Engineering Department

----- Original Message -----
From: Hayden Taylor <hkt21@cam.ac.uk>
To: Ivor Catt <ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 9:43 PM
Subject: RE: 15nov01
Dear Mr Catt,
I am sorry not to have replied to your e.mails sooner: I have been discussing the matter with the Chairman of the Engineering Society and the Director of Undergraduate Education in the Engineering Department.
We feel that it would be in the best interests of your lecture if we were not to advertise your offer of money to students in advance of 15 November.
We believe that the presence of a financial incentive would prevent your talk from being perceived by students and staff here as a serious academic event. Having read your publications, I am personally certain that anyone who came to the talk would quickly be reassured, but in publicising the presentation I am sure you appreciate that we have to think about the first impression that will be made. Should you wish to introduce the offer during your talk on 15 November, we would not object; an alternative means of testing the validity of any papers that were submitted would then have to be found, of course, but I am sure this would not be too difficult.
We will still send an e.mail to our members advertising the availability of your books for loan before the event, and for possible sale on 15 November.
Please do not think that anyone is trying to stop the Catt Anomaly from being listened to; indeed, we are trying to ensure that a Cambridge audience gives it a fair hearing. Please feel free to invite whomever you wish from the academic world to attend the talk. Any financial incentives you offer them privately are, of course, up to you.
Please get in touch if you wish to discuss this further.
With best wishes,
Hayden.
Trinity College . Cambridge . CB2 1TQ

T 01223 323428
M 07879 637052

-----Original Message-----
From: Ivor Catt [mailto:ivorcatt@electromagnetism.demon.co.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 11:24 AM
To: Hayden Taylor; Hayden Taylor
Cc: Malcolm Davidson
Subject: 15nov01

copy also sent by slomail
Hayden Taylor,
Cambridge University Engineering Society
Trinity College

Cambridge CB2 1TQ.

Dear Hayden,
I await your advice as to whether you cleared the matter of my offer of money to students who succeed in getting their lecturers to comment in writing on The Catt Anomaly before 15nov01. On recipt of that clearance, I planned to offer to each expert mentioned in the book "The Catt Anomaly"; Howie, Pepper etc., a fee for speaking briefly on 15nov01. I do not like to proceed with them until I know that my offer to students is agreed. I note that there remain only three weeks before 15nov01. I do not think it is reasonable to bounce those mentioned in the book at short notice. Thus, any further delay in clearing my offer to students should lead to postponement of my 15nov01 lecture. I have worked on this matter for decades, and feel that a further delay of a year or even five years would be better than to let 15nov01 go off at half cock. Although you appeared to give a golden opportunity for the saving of science by your invitation, I feel that another will arise in the next few years. p21 of "The Catt Anomaly" asserts that students will defend their lecturers rather than defend science. That assertion is now being tested. The prize is to demonstrate beyond reasonable doubt that no expert or institution will define, or even discuss, the electromagnetic theory that has supposedly been taught throughout the world for a century. Thus, classical electromagnetism does not exist. The bedrock on which most of science allegedly rests does not exist. This is not a matter to be dealt with lightly. A recent analysis of universities put Cambridge at the top in England. Cambridge, or the IEE or the IEEE, are the three institutions which can handle this matter. My recent lecture to Hertfordshire University recently is of little significance.
Ivor Catt 23oct01

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Invitation to 15nov01 to experts mentioned in the book "The Catt Anomaly".

More discussion in oct01

How to dismiss Catt as a crackpot.