#1 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, January 2nd, 2014 12:54
#2 By: incarnedine_v, January 2nd, 2014 15:02
Einstein was more likely the patent consultant in this case, what with his extensive experience from working at a patent office.
#3 By: David_Guilbeault, January 2nd, 2014 15:34
The irony is while the device was not used as a domestic refrigerator the mechanism was further developed by Szilard for use in the Manhattan project.
#4 By: Jeff Del Papa, January 2nd, 2014 17:24
How does their cycle compare in energy efficiency to a conventional compressor based system? (assume an electric heat source)
#5 By: pjcamp, January 3rd, 2014 00:31
#6 By: David Hill, January 3rd, 2014 14:52
Einstein was not that good at everything according to information and where there were quite a few people that helped him with formulating his theories. Therefore he may have indeed taken no part in the refrigerator's development other than advise on the patent design as suggested. http://www.thewif.org.uk/home/christmas_2013.pdf
#7 By: Maggie Koerth-Baker, January 7th, 2014 12:54
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