Eugene Leitl's work on ice blockers

Jeff Davis (
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 17:56:18 -0700

Mike Darwin, posting to the cryonet, today, responds to the following comment by Robert Ettinger:

">I believe 21CM has a different class of substances it calls ice
>blockers, acting through a different mechanism.

by saying:

>This is correct. This work, begun by Brian Wowk, has continued to progress
>at an astounding pace. In no small part this been due to truly hurculean
>efforts by Eugene Leitl, who I have seen putting in day after, day after
>day of 14, 16 and even 20 hours at a stretch working to synthesize novel
>ice blocking molecules: a task in which he has succeeded remarkably!

Eugene, you've hinted at this a couple of times recently. If you can do so without giving away the store, perhaps you might elaborate a bit.

And if you can't, well, thanks for the effort, congratulations on your accomplishment, and keep up the good work.

Best, Jeff Davis

	   "Everything's hard till you know how to do it."
					Ray Charles