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  • Toyota Confirms Mitsubishi Transmutation of Cs to Pr

    11/02/2013 7:44:26 AM PDT · by Wonder Warthog · 38 replies
    Slideshare ^ | October 31, 2013 | Lewis Larsen
    In Oct. 2013, Toyota published a paper in the peer-reviewed Japanese Journal of Applied Physics which confirmed important experimental results that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries had first published in 2002. MHI had claimed transmutation of Cesium into Praseodymium via the forced diffusion of Deuterium gas through a thin-film heterostructure containing elemental Palladium using a permeation method pioneered by Mitsubishi; it is capable of triggering nuclear reactions in condensed matter systems under modest temperatures and pressures. Importantly, all of this experimental data is predicted and fully explained by the peer-reviewed Widom-Larsen theory of low energy nuclear reactions (LENRs). While the Mitsubishi permeation...
  • Cold Fusion Experiment Maybe Holds Promise … Possibly … Hang on a Sec ….

    05/24/2013 3:53:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    UniverseToday.com ^ | May 24, 2013 | Nancy Atkinson on
    Cold fusion has been called one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs that might likely never happen. On the surface, it seems simple – a room-temperature reaction occurring under normal pressure. But it is a nuclear reaction, and figuring it out and getting it to work has not been simple, and any success in this area could ultimately – and seriously — change the world. Despite various claims of victory over the years since 1920, none have been able to be replicated consistently and reliably. But there’s buzz this week of a cold fusion experiment that has been replicated, twice. The...
  • Experimental Results on Sub-Micro Structured Cu-Ni Alloys -- Hydrogen/Deuterium Interaction

    04/05/2013 2:05:49 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 7 replies
    Institute for Science, Technology & Education ^ | April 4, 2013 | Francesco Celani
    Experimental Results on Sub-Micro Structured Cu-Ni Alloys under High Temperature Hydrogen/Deuterium Interaction Francesco Celani * E. F. Marano1, A. Spallone1 A. Nuvoli1 B. Ortenzi1 S. Pella1 E. Righi1 G. Trenta1 F. Micciulla1 S. Bellucci1 S. Bartalucci1 M. Nakamura2 E. Purchi2 G. Zangari2 S. Cupellini2 A. Mancini3 F. Maggiore3 A.Ovidi4 1. INFN-LNF, Via E. Fermi 40, Frascati (RM) 00044, Italy 2. Latium Group, ISCMNS, Via Cavour 26, Ferentino (FR) 03013, Italy 3. ORIM SpA, Via Concordia 65, Piediripa (MC) 62100, Italy 4. Kresenn Ltd, 5a Frascati Way, Maidenhead SL6 1PA, United Kingdom * E-mail of the corresponding author: Francesco.Celani@lnf.infn.it Abstract...
  • Cold fusion research continues in 2013 as further experiments are planned

    03/30/2013 5:08:15 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 18 replies
    Vortex-L ^ | Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:02:54 -0700 | David Hambling, Alan Fletcher (Freeper)
    There has been steady progress in the world of Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR), better known as Cold Fusion, in the last few months. The main commercial players have been quiet but the open-source Martin Fleishmann Memorial Project (MFMP) has made some big steps towards its goal of proving the reality of LENR to a skeptical world. Bob Greenyeris one of the driving forces behind the MFMP. He's a successful entrepreneur, having run a diverse portfolio of businesses in the fields of pharmaceuticals, finance, advertising and education. But now he's in a business that costing him money rather than making...
  • How Nature refused to re-examine the 1989 CalTech experiment

    03/24/2013 9:57:16 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 40 replies
    LENR-CANR.org ^ | May 2012 | Jed Rothwell
    How Nature refused to re-examine the 1989 CalTech experiment Jed Rothwell LENR-CANR.org May 2012 Abstract In 1989 Nature published a paper by Lewis [1] showing no excess heat in a cold fusion experiment. Several researchers including Noninski, Miles and Fleischmann discovered errors in this paper. Noninski wrote a critique of the paper describing one of these errors, and submitted it for publication. David Lindley, an editor at Nature, rejected the critique. This paper examines some of the errors in the paper, and Lindley’s reasons for refusing to re-examine the experiment. Background In May 1989, Lewis et al. at Caltech published...
  • Son of cold fusion: Forbes.com returns attention to low-energy nuclear reactions

    03/20/2013 12:18:28 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 18 replies
    Physics Today ^ | March 19, 2013 | Steven T. Corneliussen
    Son of cold fusion: Forbes.com returns attention to low-energy nuclear reactions Spirited interest from two NASA scientists leads to new information about an old controversy. March 19, 2013 Published: March 19, 2013 By Steven T. Corneliussen At NASA, two scientists' enthusiasm for research on low-energy nuclear reactions (LENRs) has led to the production of public-relations materials. At Forbes.com, the website of the nearly century-old business magazine Forbes, the news from NASA has inspired contributor Jeff McMahon to add to the flurry of media interest seen last year at US News, Nature, and the Guardian. Forbes.com itself lists 13 articles involving...
  • Tiny Nuclear Reactions Inside Compact Fluorescent Bulbs?

    03/14/2013 1:27:00 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 89 replies
    Vortex-L / Forbes ^ | 3/14/2013 | Jeff McMahon
    Tiny Nuclear Reactions Inside Compact Fluorescent Bulbs? Harmless low-energy nuclear reactions may be taking place routinely inside of compact fluorescent lightbulbs, according to a physicist whose theories have NASA researchers abuzz with the prospect of cheap, non-polluting energy. Nuclear reactions may be responsible for an unusual fingerprint of mercury isotopes in used fluorescents that can identify environmental pollution from the bulbs, said Lewis Larsen, a Chicago physicist associated with the Widom-Larsen Theory, which explores slow nuclear reactions among elements that are not radioactive. “Unbeknownst to the general public, dynamically active nuclear processes are presently occurring in tens of millions of...
  • Ex nihilo: Dynamical Casimir effect in metamaterial converts vacuum fluctuations into real photons

    03/08/2013 2:41:26 PM PST · by Kevmo · 24 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | March 8 2013 | Stuart Mason Dambrot
    Ex nihilo: Dynamical Casimir effect in metamaterial converts vacuum fluctuations into real photons March 8, 2013 by Stuart Mason Dambrot Copyright © PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1212705110 (Phys.org) —In the strange world of quantum mechanics, the vacuum state (sometimes referred to as the quantum vacuum, simply as the vacuum) is a quantum system's lowest possible energy state. While not containing physical particles, neither is it an empty void: Rather, the quantum vacuum contains fluctuating electromagnetic waves and so-called virtual particles, the latter being known to transition into and out of existence. In addition, the vacuum state has zero-point energy – the lowest quantized...
  • Nuclear processes in solids: basic 2nd-order processes

    03/07/2013 12:03:20 PM PST · by Kevmo · 5 replies
    Institute of Physics, Budafoki ´ut 8. F., H-1521 Budapest, Hungary ^ | P´eter K´alm´an∗ and Tam´as Keszthelyi
    Nuclear processes in solids: basic 2nd-order processes P´eter K´alm´an∗ and Tam´as Keszthelyi Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Institute of Physics, Budafoki ´ut 8. F., H-1521 Budapest, Hungary (Date textdate; Received textdate; Revised textdate; Accepted textdate; Published textdate) Abstract Nuclear processes in solid environment are investigated. It is shown that if a slow, quasi-free heavy particle of positive charge interacts with a ”free” electron of a metallic host, it can obtain such a great magnitude of momentum in its intermediate state that the probability of its nuclear reaction with an other positively charged, slow, heavy particle can significantly increase....
  • 13 things that do not make sense

    03/04/2013 10:25:07 PM PST · by Kevmo · 14 replies
    Vortex-L ^ | 04 Mar 2013 19:44:58 -0800 | Mark Gibbs
    13 things that do not make sense - space - 19 March 2005 - New Scientist Mark Gibbs Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:44:58 -0800 http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg18524911.600-13-things-that-do-not-make-sense.html?full=true And #13 is ... [m] 13 Cold fusion AFTER 16 years, it's back. In fact, cold fusion never really went away. Over a 10-year period from 1989, US navy labs ran more than 200 experiments to investigate whether nuclear reactions generating more energy than they consume - supposedly only possible inside stars - can occur at room temperature. Numerous researchers have since pronounced themselves believers. With controllable cold fusion, many of the world's energy problems...
  • The nuclear reactor in your basement

    02/28/2013 12:22:53 AM PST · by Kevmo · 39 replies
    Vortex-L ^ | Thu. 21 Feb 2013 10:15:58 -0800 | Mark Gibbs
    [Vo]:Gizmag: "NASA's basement reactor" Mark GibbsThu, 21 Feb 2013 10:15:58 -0800 BTW, did everyone see the Gizmag article "NASA's basement reactor" ( http://m.gizmag.com/article/26309). It's a bit fluffy and hand-waving but I was intrigued by this section: According to Zawodny, LENR isn’t what was thought of as cold fusion and it doesn't involve strong nuclear forces. Instead, it uses weak nuclear forces, which are responsible for the decay of subatomic particles. The LENR process involves setting up the right conditions to turn these weak forces into energy. Instead of using radioactive elements like uranium or plutonium, LENR uses a lattice...
  • Trolls win: Rude blog comments dim the allure of science online

    02/17/2013 8:41:52 PM PST · by Kevmo · 51 replies
    Vortex-L ^ | February 14, 2013 | Phys Org
    Trolls win: Rude blog comments dim the allure of science online February 14, 2013 http://phys.org/news/2013-02-trolls-rude-blog-comments-dim.html The trolls are winning. Pick a story about some aspect of science, any story, scroll down to the blog comments and let the bashing begin. "Wonder how much taxpayer cash went into this 'deep' study?” “I think you can take all these studies by pointy headed scientists, 99 percent of whom are socialists and communists, and stick them where the sun don't shine.” “Yawn. Climate change myth wackos at it again.” “This article is 100 percent propaganda crapola.” “Speaking of dolts, if you were around...
  • LENR-Cars Startup. Funded by the founder of Logitech

    02/12/2013 4:44:58 PM PST · by Kevmo · 38 replies
    AGEFI Geneva ^ | 05-02-2013, 21:29 | Yoann Schenker
    AGEFI Geneva: Chauvin/LENR-Cars presented. Funded by the founder of Logitech Thread: AGEFI Geneva: Chauvin/LENR-Cars presented. Funded by the founder of Logitech 05-02-2013, 21:29#1 AlainCo Administrator -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Join Date: Mar 2012Location: VILLEJUIF, FRANCEPosts: 2,045 AGEFI Geneva: Chauvin/LENR-Cars presented. Funded by the founder of Logitech an incredibly positive (in french) article in the AGEFI, 'the dayly newpaper of economic and financial agency in Geneva' : http://www.agefi.com/une/detail/arch...ectriques.html (in googlish) http://www.agefi.com/une/detail/archive/2013/february/artikel/lenr-cars-la-start-up-lausannoise-developpe-une-nouvelle-generation-de-moteurs-electriques.html (version francaise de cet article) Applied nuclear fusion Lenr cars.The start-up develops Lausanne a new generation of electric motors. "The technology we are developing will allow a car to travel 40,000 kilometers on...
  • MIT IAP Course on Cold Fusion 1.01 - Brief Summaries of Week 1 and 2

    02/06/2013 10:38:15 AM PST · by Kevmo · 23 replies
    Cold Fusion Times ^ | Jan 29, 2013 | Prof. Peter Hagelstein
    MIT IAP Course on Cold Fusion 1.01 - Brief Summaries of Week 1 and 2 Jan. 28, 2013 - On day 5, Dr. Mitchell Swartz continued with the substantial experimental proof for cold fusion (lattice assisted nuclear reactions). After discussion of the materials involved in the desired reactions, he surveyed the methods of calibration of heat producing reactions including the copious controls, time-integration, thermal waveform reconstruction, noise measurement and additional techniques, as well as those methods which are not accurate. Many examples of excess heat generated by CF/LANR systems were shown, using aqueous nickel and palladium systems. Then using the...
  • Celani Replication

    12/18/2012 5:20:58 PM PST · by Kevmo · 10 replies
    Celani Replication Keep up to date with our replication of experiments based on Celani's cell right here. Please feel free to add your comments to the blog entries. LIVE DATA | Experiment Log USA | Euro | Latest Video | RSS feed of blog posts | RSS feed of all comments Other Progress - Updated w/ Video on 17 December 2012. Our USA team has spent a great deal of our time last week supporting Mathieu's tests with the Euro Cell last week. In between configuring, graphing, and writing, we have managed to make progress in other areas. We have...
  • Cold Fusion and the Energy Crisis: to be or not to be?

    12/13/2012 1:48:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Foreign Policy Journal ^ | November 30, 2012 | Dr. Stoyan Sarg
    While the year 2011 will be remembered for the remarkable progress in cold fusion achieved in Italy and more particularly by the E-cat reactors of Andrea Rossi, the year 2012 will be remembered for the slow progress of its recognition by the mainstream establishments. Cold fusion, known also as LENR, is a new and safer type of nuclear energy that will rival the currently used unsafe nuclear power. Its advantages are unparalleled: a lack of radioactive waste and byproducts that could be used for a weapon; abundance of fuel (nickel) without the need for mining of radioactive uranium with the...
  • Grand Unification Theory of Cold Fusion

    08/15/2012 5:43:29 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 13 replies
    Vortex-L ^ | August 14, 2012 | Stewart D. Simonson
    Grand Unification Theory of Cold Fusion (and a few other things) August 14, 2012 Ok, so here is my theory about cold fusion, which actually might answer questions about a few other things in nature. I am refining this continuously so please be patient and make comments if you would like! I am still adding references so I will not leave anyone out. This includes but is not limited to publications from Mr. Ed Storms, Mr. Celani, Mr. Hagelstein, Mr. Ahern and others. Please be patient as I have learned alot these past couple of years from everyone, especially...
  • Cold Fusion Chemist Martin Fleischmann Dies at 85


    08/13/2012 8:03:05 AM PDT · by null and void · 14 replies
    Scientific Computing ^ | 8/13/12 | Peter Svensson
    


British chemist Martin Fleischmann, who stunned the world by announcing that he had achieved nuclear fusion in a glass bottle, has died after a long illness. He was 85. His son Nicholas said he died August 3, 2012, at his home in Tisbury, England. He had suffered from Parkinson's disease for many years. Fleischmann was one of the world's leading electrochemists when he and partner Stanley Pons proclaimed in 1989 that they had sparked fusion, the nuclear process that heats the sun, in an experiment at the University of Utah. The reaction they reported occurred at room temperature and appeared...
  • Scientism: Athanor 2.0: The Hydrotron

    07/30/2012 10:10:56 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 18 replies
    Ecat World ^ | July 28, 2012 | Frank Acland
    Athanor 2.0: The Hydrotron ECat World ^ | July 28, 2012 | Frank Acland Posted on Monday, July 30, 2012 11:11:01 AM by Kevmo Athanor 2.0: The Hydrotron High School kids who have replicated a cold fusion cell. http://www.e-catworld.com/2012/07/athanor-2-0-the-hydrotron/ [Update: Video Posted] July 28, 2012 It has not been very easy to find out what has been happening with the Pirelli High School’s cold fusion reactor (named the Athanor) which was introduced earlier this year — at least English language sources discussing it have been hard to find. A comment today from Ugo Abundo, the professor who leads the research,...
  • Melvin Miles on Calorimetry: “We got excess heat”

    07/24/2012 11:38:14 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 14 replies
    Cold Fusion Now ^ | July 16, 2012 | Ruby Carat
    Melvin Miles on Calorimetry: “We got excess heat” July 16, 2012 / Ruby Carat ________________________________________ It’s been twenty-three years since the announcement of the discovery of cold fusion, and yet, this powerful solution to our energy needs is not even recognized by the Department of Energy (DoE), despite the interest of other federal agencies like NASA and the military. In trying to understand why, I learned that it was the top science schools in the U.S. who produced negative reports early in 1989 that influenced both federal policy and mainstream academic science, and still do today. Read Remove Institutional...
  • Next-generation NASA

    07/22/2012 3:48:50 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 12 replies
    Cold Fusion Now ^ | July 20, 2012 | Ruby Carat
    Next-generation NASA July 20, 2012 / Ruby Carat ________________________________________ On July 20, 1969 three men from Earth set foot on another world. In doing so, the astronauts of Apollo 11 were acting out a well-rehearsed performance that took behind-the-scenes support from countless people around the world . Apollo 10 view of the Eastern side of Moon from orbit. The skilled individuals employed to design, engineer, and manufacture new materials and technologies to take humans into space was an effort that coalesced from a widespread segment of the population. Whole new industries were generated as TV, satellites, and computers intersected...
  • Diverse Interest in LENR Indicates a Paradigm Shift

    07/21/2012 2:32:23 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 6 replies
    ECat Site ^ | July 18, 2012 | Ruby Carat
    Diverse Interest in LENR Indicates a Paradigm Shift Posted on July 18, 2012 by Admin For many of us, our interest in cold fusion began last January, or thereabouts, when we heard about Andrea Rossi and his e-Cat. For nearly a year we followed the story waiting for RossiÂ’s big reveal in October of 2011. Unfortunately, that event was anti-climatic, and while something certainly did happen that day, we are still unsure exactly what. Yet along the way, we began to learn about new players in the game, and some old names re-emerged. Regardless, it seemed that everybody involved in...
  • Cold Fusion: Progress Report

    07/14/2012 5:44:08 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 76 replies
    Oil Price.com ^ | Mon, 09 July 2012 21:57 | By Brian Westenhaus
    Cold Fusion: Progress Report By Brian Westenhaus | Mon, 09 July 2012 21:57 | . Your humble writer has been watching for the news out of the International Low Energy Nuclear Reactions Symposium, ILENRS-12 held at The College of William and Mary Sadler Center early last week. At long last, after years of little available event news we’re getting some interesting bits out. The process of Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) or Cold Fusion or your choice on an array of ideas on what to call it, have required the element palladium as a catalyst, that isn’t consumed, but represents...
  • Cold Fusion Is Hot Again - Tuesday, July 17th 9p | 12a ET

    07/11/2012 10:18:43 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 205 replies
    Cold Fusion Times ^ | July 9 2012 | Admin
    Cold Fusion Is Hot Again - Tuesday, July 17th 9p | 12a ET "A report on cold fusion - nuclear energy like that which powers the sun, but made at room temperatures on a tabletop, which in 1989, was presented as a revolutionary new source of energy that promised to be cheap, limitless and clean but was quickly dismissed as junk science. Today, scientists believe that cold fusion, now most often called low temperature fusion or a nuclear effect, could lead to monumental breakthroughs in energy production."
  • National Instruments Deeply Involved With Many LENR Projects (Briefed EU)

    07/08/2012 10:12:37 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 26 replies
    e-catworld.com ^ | July 2, 2012 | admin
    National Instruments Deeply Involved With Many LENR Projects (Briefed EU) July 2, 2012 Thanks to E-Cat World reader ‘un passante’ who sent the report of a talk given by Stefano Concezzi, director of National Instruments’ Science and Big Physics Segment. The talk was given at yet another meeting about LENR — “Towards a non-polluting energy revolution” — a meeting held today, July 2 in Rome, Italy. A recording of the meeting’s proceedings is available (in Italian) here. Here’s the report — thanks very much un passante! Italian seems to be an essential tool in the LENR world! Concezzi gave...
  • On the Precipice Of a New Energy Source?

    07/07/2012 7:25:43 AM PDT · by Kevmo · 169 replies
    Journal of Petroleum Technology ^ | July 2012 | Steve Jacobs, COO, and Patrick Leach, CEO, Decision Strategies
    Journal of Petroleum Technology — July 2012 Guest Editorial • On the Precipice Of a New Energy Source? Steve Jacobs, COO, and Patrick Leach, CEO, Decision Strategies, and David J. Nagel, CEO, NUCAT Energy Steve Jacobs is chief operating officer of Decision Strategies and has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. His specialty is evaluating market opportunities for new and existing technologies and companies. He earned BS degrees in psychology and education from Oklahoma State University. Jacobs is an energy information ambassador for SPE. He moderates and lectures at numerous events around the world....
  • More on LENR at NASA: Bushnell and Zawodny Speak

    05/25/2012 2:42:24 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 43 replies
    ECat World ^ | May 24, 2012 | Ruby Carat
    More on LENR at NASA: Bushnell and Zawodny Speak May 24, 2012 Two interesting publications have just come out from NASA, one an article, and the other a video showing that NASA recognizes the promise of LENR and is getting involved in understanding what is going on in this field, and how to develop LENR technologies for real world applications. Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist and NASA’s Langney Research Center has written an article entitled “Low Energy Nuclear Reactions, the Realism and the Outlook” in which he discusses the current state of research in the field of LENR. First, he...
  • LANR by Coulomb Explosion

    04/30/2012 1:51:44 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 7 replies
    ECat Site ^ | April 20 , 2012 | Admin
    Posted on April 20, 2012 by Admin Previously I posted an article, Belgian LANR patents, covering the LANR patents of former chemist and patent attorney Jan Van den Bogaert. Mr. Van den Bogaert spent his career at AGFA, the Belgian multinational corporation that has long specialized in photography-related technology. He filed, and had granted, numerous LANR-related patents, which that for the last 20 years have not been available for review to those who did not speak Flemish, a Belgian variation of the Dutch language. The previous article included a link to the PDF file to two of those patents...
  • Cold Fusion in Italian High School

    04/28/2012 9:44:57 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 87 replies
    ECat World ^ | April 23, 2012 | admin
    Cold Fusion in Italian High School April 23, 2012 A new and very interesting report is coming again out of Italy. The Repubblica Roma web site is reporting about a project carried out by teachers and students at the Leopoldo Pirelli industrial high school in Rome in which students have built cold fusion cells which according to one of the instructors involved have achieved excess heat levels of 400 per cent. A slide show of the devices can be seen here. Following this report, one of the instructors involved with the project, Ugo Abundo, emailed Daniele Passerini of the 22passi...
  • Robert George and Robert Godes of Brillouin Energy — Announce Successful Cold Fusion Reactor

    03/30/2012 5:10:35 AM PDT · by Wonder Warthog · 141 replies
    E-Cat World ^ | March 29, 2012 | Frank Acland
    James Martinez of Cash Flow Radio has conducted an interview with Brillouin Energy‘s Chief Executive Officer Robert George and President and Chief Technical Officer Robert E. Godes. The reason they said they are ready to conduct an interview at this point (and not earlier) is because they have been able to develop a control system that allows a reaction to start and stop, and run in a steady state mode. They said that next month they will be working with Mike McKubre of SRI International to run a reactor at a higher temperature. Godes states that the Brillouin’s reaction starts...
  • Cold Fusion Demonstration During MIT Short Course

    03/09/2012 2:49:16 PM PST · by Wonder Warthog · 23 replies
    Infinite Energy Magazine ^ | March 2012 | Christy L. Frazier
    From January 23 to 31, MIT Electrical Engineering Prof. Peter Hagelstein conducted a course on cold fusion at MIT. “Cold Fusion 101: Introduction to Excess Power in Fleischmann-Pons Experiments” was part of MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP), during which students can take credit or non-credit courses in a variety of subjects (some, like cold fusion, not offered as part of MIT’s regular course selection). Five MIT students attended the course, four of whom had been students of Hagelstein’s. Another 15 or so individuals from outside MIT were also in attendance. During the first week, Hagelstein provided a theoretical and experimental...
  • A Game-Changing Power Source Based on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENRs)

    03/02/2012 6:53:05 AM PST · by Wonder Warthog · 61 replies
    Vortex-L ^ | 1 March 2012 | George H. Miley
    Excess heat generation from our gas-loading LENR power cell (Figure 1) has been verified, confirming nuc-lear reactions provide output energy. While there are similarities between ours and the Rossi E-Cat gas-loaded kW-MW LENR cells that have attracted inter-national attention, there are important differences in nanoparticle composition and cell construction. Our experiment has established a remarkable proof-of-principle power unit at ca. 350W/kg under room tem-perature when using deuterium (D2) gas (H2 can also be employed) with Pd rich nanoparticles, producing 1479J heat, well above the maximum exothermal ener-gy (690J) possible from all conceivable chemical reac-tions (Figure 2). Neglecting unlikely chemical reaction...
  • JET ENERGY Successfully Scores its SECOND COLD FUSION/LANR OPEN DEMONSTRATION AT MIT.

    02/01/2012 12:29:38 PM PST · by Widdy · 20 replies
    January 30-31, 2012 - Cambridge, MA. - As part of the IAP Course on COLD FUSION at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Mitchell Swartz, JET Energy, and Prof. Peter Hagelstein demonstrated cold fusion openly for scientists and engineers. The demonstration was a two day part of the detailed, yet overview, seven day course run by Prof. Hagelstein and Dr. Swartz, and followed the first open demonstrations of cold fusion at MIT in 2003. This JET Energy NANOR(TM) demonstrated a significant energy gain greater than 10, much larger than the previous open demonstration. This exhibition is also remarkable because it...
  • Method for Enhancement of Surface Plasmon Polarities to Initiate & Sustain LENR (NASA)

    01/12/2012 10:03:30 AM PST · by Normandy · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jan 11, 2012 | NASA
    This is a video produced by NASA explaining that NASA is doing research in LENR/Cold Fusion -- In the video, Dr. Joseph Zawodny sees a future where LENR devices could power homes and the modern world. Competition to Rossi's E-Cat?
  • Progress in Condensed Matter Nuclear Science (Cold Fusion/LENR/LANR)

    01/09/2012 5:33:28 AM PST · by Wonder Warthog · 47 replies
    22passi ^ | 09 Jan 2012 | Francesco Celani
    On March 23, 1989, the international scientific environment, and not only that, was deeply surprised because of the abrupt announcement by two Scientists, one of them at world-class level (M. Fleischmann), that they had detected measurable, and unexplainable, excess energy after prolonged electrolysis of Heavy Water using Palladium (Pd) rods as cathode. Such a phenomenon, that cannot be ascribed to usual chemistry or physics reactions, was improperly given the odd name “cold fusion”, remembering similarities with the “muon-catalysed fusion” predicted (1952) by A. Sacharov and measured (1956) by L. Alvarez (Nobel Laureates): both fusion were realised at room temperatures and...
  • Tomorrow's nuclear power - it becomes cold or hot? (Translated Swedish courtesy Google Translate)

    11/12/2011 8:54:01 AM PST · by Wonder Warthog · 21 replies
    Time: 18:30 to 20:00 Location: Lecture Hall T, Tech House Sven Kullander, Professor of High Energy Physics, Uppsala University, chairman of the Royal Academy of Sciences Energy Committee "In the wake of Fukushima accident is discussed again the future of nuclear power. The rush to replace the world's eighty percent dependent on fossil fuels coal, oil and gas. Severe climate change will probably be difficult to avoid without massive expansion of both renewables and nuclear. Very large investments are being made to greatly improve existing nuclear reactors. Within a few decades are expected to see a new type of reactors,...
  • Rossi E-Cat Sales Web Site Goes Live

    11/11/2011 4:42:22 PM PST · by Johnny B. · 155 replies
    E-Cat Technology by Andrea Rossi of Leonardo Corporation
  • Italian cold fusion machine passes another test

    11/03/2011 4:05:36 PM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 165 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 11/3/2011 | Natalie Wolchover
    Despite a world of skepticism about E-Cat and other devices, proof is adding up Italian physicist and inventor Andrea Rossi has conducted a public demonstration of his "cold fusion" machine, the E-Cat, at the University of Bologna, showing that a small amount of input energy drives an unexplained reaction between atoms of hydrogen and nickel that leads to a large outpouring of energy, more than 10 times what was put in. The first seemingly successful cold fusion experiment was reported two decades ago, but the process has forever been met with heavy skepticism. It's a seemingly impossible process in which...
  • The Corruption of Science in America

    09/13/2011 2:43:26 PM PDT · by ForGod'sSake · 32 replies · 1+ views
    sott.net ^ | August 30, 2011 | J. Marvin Herndon
    Truth is the pillar of civilization. The word 'truth' occurs 224 times in the King James Version of the Holy Bible; witnesses testifying in American courts and before the United States Congress must swear to tell the truth; and, laws and civil codes require truth in advertising and in business practices, to list just a few examples. The purpose of science is to discover the true nature of Earth and Universe and to convey that knowledge truthfully to people everywhere. Science gives birth to technology that makes our lives easier and better. Science improves our health and enables us to...
  • The E-Cat Story: An Unusual Tale (Andrea Rossi & Cold Fusion)

    09/11/2011 1:45:36 PM PDT · by Normandy · 15 replies
    E-Cat World ^ | 09/11/2011
    Reflecting on the story of Andrea Rossi and the E-Cat that has been developing over the course of the year I cannot help but think about how unusual it has been (and continues to be). It really is an affair that seems to be without precedent in the modern technological age; here are some of the unusual aspects of the story that occur to me. 1. The Inventor claims he has found a new and much improved way to create energy, but will not submit his research in any scientific journal, choosing to let the marketplace validate the reality of...
  • The E-Cat and Unemployment

    08/30/2011 8:36:36 AM PDT · by Normandy · 19 replies
    E-Cat World ^ | Aug 30, 2011 | Frank Acland
    Andrea Rossi has made some remarks lately which indicate his hope that introducing his E-Cat technology could have a positive impact on the employment situation, especially in the United States. When asked by a reader how he thought his invention might impact the unemployment situation in America and globally, Rossi replied: “Yes, the creation of jobs is one of the main goals of our work. We really hope to generate thousands of jobs in the short term, millions in the long term. But we will have to fight hardly [hard] for this.” In response to another comment he responded, “we...
  • Review of Cold Fusion patents – Piantelli PCT #2

    08/22/2011 9:11:18 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 9 replies
    Cold Fusion Times ^ | Aug 21 2011 | David J. French
    Review of Cold Fusion patents – Piantelli PCT #2 August 21, 2011 by David J. French The following is the second in a series of articles by David French, a patent attorney with 35 years experience, which will review patents of interest touching on the field of Cold Fusion. In the previous posting in this series we identified the two patent applications filed by Francesco Piantelli. We provided links to the applications as published under the Patent Corporation Treaty – PCT. Adventurous readers will have visited those links and explored the patent documents as filed. In this posting, we...
  • The 2011 Cold Fusion/Lattice-Assisted Nuclear Reactions Colloquium at MIT

    08/21/2011 11:17:19 AM PDT · by Kevmo · 23 replies
    Cold Fusion Times ^ | JULY/AUGUST 2011 • ISSUE 98 • | staff of JET Energy, Inc.
    The 2011 Cold Fusion/Lattice-Assisted Nuclear Reactions Colloquium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Part 1 (Report prepared by staff of JET Energy, Inc.) JULY/AUGUST 2011 • ISSUE 98 • INFINITE ENERGY 2 The 2011 Lattice-Assisted Nuclear Reactions/Cold Fusion Colloquium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts) was held on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, 2011. The meeting focused on the science and technology of cold fusion and lattice assisted nuclear reactions (LANR). This year, there were 23 presentations. LANR nanomaterials headlined the talks, only to be surpassed by patent issues, Rossi’s contribution and recent high...
  • 1MW eCat to Self Sustain? (E-Cat news roundup)

    07/20/2011 7:32:01 AM PDT · by Liberty1970 · 58 replies
    ECAT NEWS ^ | 7/19/11 | Admin
    In a bit of a bombshell moment, an apparent casual answer to a question about a photo on evworld, we learn from Andrea Rossi that advances in safety and control may lead to the 1MW plant being run in self-sustain mode. While any such advance would be an exciting development, it does not speak to the relevant realities of safety certificates and testing by the appropriate authorities. Unless this has been going on for some time and it is only the release of information that is new. Question and answer follow: Dear Andrea Rossi, please have a look to the...
  • The 2011 Cold Fusion/Lattice-Assisted Nuclear Reactions Colloquium at MIT -- Part 1

    07/12/2011 11:13:21 AM PDT · by AZLiberty · 12 replies
    Jet Energy ^ | July 17, 2009 | Staff of Jet Energy
    The 2011 Lattice-Assisted Nuclear Reactions/Cold Fusion Colloquium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA) was held on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, 2011. The meeting focused on the science and technology of cold fusion and lattice assisted nuclear reactions (LANR). This year, there were 23 presentations. LANR nanomaterials headlined the talks, only to be surpassed by patent issues, Rossi's contribution and recent high technologic developments in LANR.