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Old 05-03-2007, 02:21 PM   #31
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or a gamma ray laser.....

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Old 05-03-2007, 02:25 PM   #32
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There's an article in this week's New Scientist saying that someone else has found a way to make it work. Or not. They aren't sure.......

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Old 05-08-2007, 02:42 PM   #33
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the main problem with cold fusion is that it doesn't fucking work. Other than that it's great.
Hey good news...cold fusion may work :lol:

Navy Heats Up Cold Fusion Hopes

Daily Tech, May 5, 2007

Scientists at Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (Spawar) claim they have achieved a low energy nuclear reaction (LERN) in an experiment that can be replicated and tested.

They coated a thin wire with palladium and deuterium, then subjected it to magnetic and electric fields. The researchers have offered plastic films called CR-39 detectors as evidence that charged particles have emerging from their reaction experiments.


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Old 05-08-2007, 03:42 PM   #34
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the main problem with cold fusion is that it doesn't fucking work. Other than that it's great.
Hey good news...cold fusion may work :lol:

Navy Heats Up Cold Fusion Hopes

Daily Tech, May 5, 2007

Scientists at Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (Spawar) claim they have achieved a low energy nuclear reaction (LERN) in an experiment that can be replicated and tested.

They coated a thin wire with palladium and deuterium, then subjected it to magnetic and electric fields. The researchers have offered plastic films called CR-39 detectors as evidence that charged particles have emerging from their reaction experiments.


Read Original Article>> http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=7168
I only barely comprehend this, but...

Isn't that just a demonstration of the probability of a neutron rich isotope of Palladium being beta decayed by a lucky quantum tunneling Deutrium atom? How much fucking Palladium can you go out and get?

It's my understanding that it's the PALLADIUM that's important for this reaction, and that as a quantum event, it's going to be a rare reaction... measurable, but hardly able to achieve a high enough reaction rate to actually power anything. Assuming you actually get any net power at all.
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Old 05-09-2007, 03:02 AM   #35
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That's the New Scientist one as well.

There is, as far as I can tell, no suggested mechanism, which casts a bit of doubt on it in my mind.

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