Bruce DePalma

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Bruce DePalma
Born c. 1935
New Jersey
Died 2 October 1997
Auckland, New Zealand
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S., E.E., 1958);[1] Harvard University (Sp. Student, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 1962-'63)[2]
Workplace(s) Polaroid Land Co.

Bruce Eldridge DePalma (c. 1935 - October 2, 1997) was an American electrical engineer who invented what he called the N-Machine Homopolar Generator, a device that was purported to produce five times more energy than is required to operate it, hence a perpetual motion machine.

Selected Bibliography

  • DePalma, Bruce E. (1974), The Generation of a Unidirectional Force, Simularity Institute 
  • DePalma, Bruce (1990), "On the Possibility of Extraction of Electrical Energy Directly from Space", Speculations in Science and Technology 13 (4): 283 
  • DePalma, Bruce (1991), "Magnetism as a Distortion of a Pre-Existent Primordial Energy Field and the Possibility of Extraction of Electrical Energy Directly From Space", Proceedings of the 26th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), 4 - 9 August, 1991, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • DePalma, Bruce (4th Qrtr. 1993), "Where Electrical Science Went Wrong", Borderlands (BSRF) 49 (4): 30-33 
  • DePalma, Bruce (Oct. 1993), "On the Nature of Electrical Induction", New Energy News 1 (6) 
  • DePalma, Bruce (Apr. 1995), "The Secret of the Force Machine", Nova Astronautica 15 (64): 1-8 



  1. "M.I.T. to Award Degrees to 1112 Seniors and Graduate Students", Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 32, 13 June 1958, 
  2. Harvard Alumni Directory, 1970.