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A New Book Unpacks One of the Celtic Tiger’s Most Daring Start-ups

In 2006, a previously unknown Irish technology company by the name of Steorn created headlines globally when it took out a full-page ad in The Economist, in which it claimed to have made the scientific breakthrough of this – or any other – century: perpetual motion, nothing less than a complete and immediate solution to the global energy crisis. Barry J Whyte, author of The Impossible Dream and Chief Features Writer for the Business Post, joins Pat to tell us more.

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12.39 25 May 2020


A New Book Unpacks One of the Celtic Tiger’s Most Daring Start-ups


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In 2006, a previously unknown Irish technology company by the name of Steorn created headlines globally when it took out a full-page ad in The Economist.

In it, Steorn claimed to have made the scientific breakthrough of this – or any other – century: perpetual motion, nothing less than a complete and immediate solution to the global energy crisis.

Barry J Whyte, author of The Impossible Dream and Chief Features Writer for the Business Post, joins Pat to tell us more.

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