Steorn: Out of power
The amazing story of the Irish company that claimed it could create energy out of thin air
It all ended with an auction. After 17 years, €23 million, and a number of failed public demonstrations, Steorn, the company that had promised it could create energy from nothing in violation of the laws of thermodynamics, was finally placed into liquidation.
Last May, in the inauspicious environment of the Cookstown Industrial Estate in Tallaght in west Dublin, the company’s last assets were auctioned off by the firm of Cooney’s industrial valuers. But the contents of...
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