Fwd = [disclosure-network] The Hunt for Zero Point
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Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2002 16:22:02 -0800
From: Patrick Knowles <pknowles1@...>
Subject: great new book, The Hunt for Zero Point
Nick Cook, a highly connected British defense journalist as well
as Aerospace Consultant and Aviation Editor for the prestigious British
defense industry publication Jane's Defence Weekly, has written a
terrific new book that has more than a little bearing on the Disclosure
Project. The book, The Hunt for Zero Point, is a terrific read and
describes the results of Cook's ten year investigation into secret
electrogravitics/anti-gravity research in the U.S., Britain, and Nazi
Germany from WW II to the present. Physicists Hal Puthoff and Paul
LaViolette (whose testimony appear in Dr. Greer's Disclosure) were both
interviewed by the author and appear in the book. The Hunt for Zero
Point isn't yet available in the U.S., but can be ordered from the
British web sites for Amazon.com and Random House. (Links below.)
Here's a review from Amazon's UK site, including a summary by the author
and background info.
In April 1992 the UK Institution of Mechanical Engineers ran a
lecture entitled: Anti Gravity! The End of Aerodynamics? At the
heart of the lecture was a recognition by leading scientists in
the UK aerospace and defence industry of an extraordinary energy
But the story doesn�t start there�
In 1945 the Allies discovered that the Nazis had built the
world�s most advanced military research centres. In the dying
days of the war these centres were under the control of one man
� SS General Hans Kammler. One of the most important of Hitler�s
generals, he vanished at the end of the war and with him went
virtually all record of his existence.
However, like the rocket scientist Von Braun who was spirited
out of Germany by the US military, evidence of his work exists
throughout the American military research of the last fifty
At the heart of this research is an energy source a thousand
times more powerful than nuclear power.
An energy source once derided as stridently as Einstein was when
he talked of splitting the atom.
An energy source suppressed for fifty years because of its huge
An energy source that now offers the world a future, limitless
supply of power: zero point energy.
Nick Cook is Aviation Correspondent for Jane�s Defence Weekly.
The Hunt For Zero Point is a detective story that began with his
gradual accumulation of data and references to anti gravity and
the heavy-handed denials of the military and defence industries.
Through years of research, the discovery of witnesses and
physical evidence he can now tell the story of one of the last
century�s most breathtaking scientific discoveries; a discovery
borne of the Nazis desire to conquer the world that now offers
it the best hope for a pollution free source of energy.
� The true, first person account of leading defence journalist
Nick Cook�s search for the existence of anti-gravity technology
and its limitless energy potential. � It is an investigative
journey, written like a thriller. � The title comes from the
proven phenomenon of zero point energy � a limitless source of
potential power that may hold the key to gravity.
� Cook�s credentials gain him access to interview top officials
at NASA, the Pentagon and secret defence installations.
� Exposes archive proof of Nazi Germany�s work in this field and
shows how former Nazi scientists were recruited by the US
� Details Cook�s discovery of a former SS facility in Poland
where experiments took place during World War 2.
� Project overseen by SS General Hans Kammler, keeper of
Hitler�s secret weapons technology who disappeared at the end of
� Contains previously unseen plans of developed Nazi
anti-gravity and flying saucer technology.
� Based on 10 years� of original interviews and archive research
in the UK, USA and continental Europe.
� Contains dozens of interviews with named defence industry
officials and scientists. � Describes why today�s
defence-industrial complex has buried the science under a
mountain of disinformation.
� Reveals how gravity fluctuations are a bi-product of stealth,
the USA�s number one defence technology.
� Details NASA-run experiments that have demonstrated gravity
� Contains pictures and proof of real world flying saucer
� Investigates claims that zero point energy is a safe, clean
alternative to the world�s future power needs.
Synopsis The nuclear bomb programme was the culmination of a
huge, expensive research development project, so secret that
even days before the explosion of the first bomb many people
said it was impossible. But what if, at the same time, America
had discovered another strand of technology that was even more
powerful than atomic science, a weapon so powerful it needs no
fuel to fly at 17000 miles per second? Defence journalist Nick
Cook reveals a 50-year conspiracy to surpress a technology based
on anti-gravity, way ahead of its time. Gravity control:
technology that can cancel out the weight of objects or be
transformed into engines that produce energy from nothing,
promising safe, pollution-free power, limitless propulsion - and
weapons potential, The US aerospace and defence industry
announced in 1956 that it was on the brink of a great scientific
discovery and that the breakthrough would come before the decade
was out. But it never happened; the revolution died before it
had begun. That was the official version of events. The truth,
however, Cook maintains, is very different, and this book traces
his 10-year investigation to prove that America cracked the
gravity code and classified the technology at unheard of
security levels. In his pursuit of the truth, he went to the
heart of US aerospace development - a regime so secret it does
not officially exist. Cook's trail took him eventually to
Germany, searching out a repository of technical secrets buried
50 years earlier by the Nazis. There, among a cache of
unofficial projects run by the SS and hidden by the Holocaust,
he learned the secret of Zero Point.
>From the Publisher Gravity-control. Imagine it: technology thatcan cancel out the weight of objects or be transformed into
engines that produce energy from nothing. Aircraft, trains,
ships and cars no longer require fuel. Gravity-control promises
safe, pollution-free power, infinite possibilities; limitless
propulsion - and weapons potential.
In 1956, the US aerospace and defence industry announces it is
on the brink of the greatest scientific discovery since the
development of the atomic bomb. Gravity-control is within its
reach. The breakthrough will come before the decade is out. But
it never happens. The revolution dies before it has begun.
This is the official version. The truth, however, is very
The Hunt For Zero Point is the story of a ten-year investigation
by award-winning defence journalist Nick Cook to prove that
America cracked the gravity code and classified the technology
at unheard of security levels. To seek out the truth, Cook knows
he must journey to the heart of America�s black world of
aerospace development � a regime so secret it does not
Picking a path through America�s most classified weapons
programmes, Cook follows a trail of detection that takes him to
Germany, hunting down a repository of technical secrets buried
by the Nazis 50 years earlier. It is here, in amongst a cache of
undocumented projects run by the SS and hidden by the crimes of
the Holocaust, that he finally learns the secret of Zero Point.
>From the Author The Hunt For Zero Point is the story of myten-year investigation as Aviation Editor of Jane�s Defence
Weekly into the truth - or not - of anti-gravity, the �Holy
Grail� of aerospace propulsion technologies. I was drawn into
the story, much against my will at first, by my chance discovery
of a 1950s aerospace publication that set out in great detail
the mid-1950s anti-gravity R&D activities of a large number of
US aerospace and defence companies. What, I wondered, had
happened to all this research? And why had all these companies
since gone quiet on the subject?
There are three main investigative strands to the story:
1. There is real work going on in the USA today on anti-gravity
- the most visible of it at NASA, where the space administration
is investigating the use of �impossible science� to develop
hardware that will allow a manned spacecraft to journey into
deep space before the century is out by travelling at
light-speed or even beyond. In the course of researching this
story, I discovered and met with a Russian scientist called
Podkletnov who has succeeded in �blocking� gravity with
super-conductors. Technically, this is scientific heresy, but
Podkletnov is doing it and others aren�t far behind. There�s a
race going on here and the prize is huge: whoever cracks the
technology and brings it to market first taps into a potentially
limitless energy source and develops an exotic and novel form of
propulsion that requires no fuel. However, we�re also talking
weapons technology here: stuff that makes �Son of Star Wars�
look like a cheap firework display. Which brings me to strand 2
2. The Hunt For Zero Point is also an investigation of the
Pentagon�s �black world� of defence procurement. Every year, the
US spends around $20-30 billion (the equivalent of the entire UK
defence budget) on technologies so secret they do not officially
exist (as far as the public, media and most of the US Congress
are concerned). As Aviation Editor of JDW, I�ve got about as
close as you can get as an observer to this activity, which
encompasses �leap-ahead� technologies such as stealth, nuclear
programmes, spy satellites and directed energy weapons. The
question I needed to answer was whether anti-gravity technology
had been hidden away in this Pandora�s Box of doomsday science.
The black world is a bizarre place - it is very much a �system�,
huge and sprawling, only with walls and compartments you can�t
see - and you need to keep your feet on the ground when you
enter the labyrinth. In visiting top-secret locations like the
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works (in the California high! -desert)
and interviewing black world Pentagon generals, I come to
realise that the US military contains traces of activity in the
anti-gravity field, but, in effect, it has more to lose than
gain from pursuing it. The origins of anti-gravity science,
however, are real and buried in a top-secret, undisclosed
high-level weapons programme, run by the SS in Nazi Germany in
World War 2.
3. Strand 3 is an investigation of the top secret research and
weapons programme run by the SS (without the knowledge of
Hitler�s inner �cabinet�) in the last two years of the war. The
man in charge of this programme was SS General Dr Hans Kammler,
who ran a network of facilities in modern-day Poland, Czech
Republic, Germany and Austria, devoted to a wealth of exotic
weapons technology. At the end of the war, having told a number
of close confidants (among them, Albert Speer, Nazi Germany�s
armaments minister) that he was negotiating his surrender with
the Americans, Kammler disappeared - as well he might. Before
administering the weapons programme, he was the architect of
Hitler�s death camps. In this portion of the book, The Hunt For
Zero Point is given over to the search for Kammler and an
examination of the technologies he controlled - weapons science
that even today lies on the very edge of our understanding, so
different was the �culture� under which it came together. In!
the book, it becomes clear that anti-gravity technology was
definitively a part of this culture and that the Germans
developed hardware. The book contains details on two
Kammler-controlled programmes and visits to the facilities where
they came together.
The question is, of course, whether the Americans, in their
dogged pursuit of Nazi scientists at the end of the Second World
War, recovered the physics, technology and expertise associated
with this research - and, more to the point, developed it
further. The assembled evidence in The Hunt For Zero Point
speaks for itself.
About the Author � Nick Cook is an award-winning defence and
aerospace journalist. For the past 15 years he has been Aviation
Editor and Aerospace Consultant of the world-renowned Jane�s
Defence Weekly � the bible of the international defence
industry. His ground-breaking, exclusive stories for Jane�s have
included reports on Russian secret weapons and a classified
operation to rescue US hostages in Iran. Both made headlines all
over the world.
� His stories have prompted questions in the House of Commons
and have formed the basis of briefing documents for the Prime
� He is a regular contributor to The Financial Times and
articles by him have appeared in The Times, The Sunday Times,
Daily Mail, The Sunday Telegraph and The Scotsman. He is quoted
on aerospace and defence matters in news media around the world.
� Cook frequently comments on defence and security issues for
BBC News, ITN, Sky News, CNN and the BBC World Service. He has
appeared on The Today Programme, The World At One and Newsnight.
His analysis was sought by UK, US and other world news media
during the 1991 Gulf War and 1999 Kosovo conflict.
� He is a three-time winner of the prestigious Royal
Aeronautical Society Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards in
the Defence, Business and Technology categories. In his 18 year
career, Cook has visited the world�s leading defence
establishments and has gained access to numerous top secret
military facilities and bases in the US and former Soviet Union.
� Cook�s previous books have been published by Macmillan,
Penguin and Little Brown in the UK and St Martin�s Press in the
USA. He has written 2 Sunday Times Top Ten Bestsellers. �The
Hunt for Zero Point�, his sixth book, follows a ten-year
investigation into an undocumented phenomenon.
� Cook�s two hour documentary for the Discovery Channel,
�Billion Dollar Secret�, written and presented by him, detailed
for the first time the secret inner workings of America�s
classified weapons establishment.
� Cook, 41, lives in London with his wife and two children. He
was educated at Eton and has a degree in Arabic and Islamic
Studies from Exeter University.
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