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Italian claim on nuclear fusion a mistake or a hoax?

Discovery says taking their device “directly to the press and public … is a strong sign of pseudoscience, and smacks of a mistake, if not an outright hoax.

Cold fusion claims leave many doubtful Mother Nature Network, Italian scientists say they have finally discovered the fabled source of cheap power. But does their research hold water? By John Platt, Jan 24 2011“……Rossi and Focardi have self-published their research on a blog they started called the Journal of Nuclear Physics. They say that peer-reviewed scientific publications rejected their paper because they observed the cold fusion reaction but did not put forth a theory as to how it works…….

. Their paper — available here as a PDF — outlines the results of their research but leaves out many of the details. Rossi and Focardi write that they used “a process and apparatus not described here in detail and protected by patent in 90 countries.”…

..Not everyone is convinced. Discovery says taking their device “directly to the press and public … is a strong sign of pseudoscience, and smacks of a mistake, if not an outright hoax.” Popular Science calls the discovery “dubious.”………..

Cold fusion claims leave many doubtful | MNN – Mother Nature Network

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January 25, 2011 - Posted by | Italy, spinbuster

1 Comment »

  1. The tip off that it is a hoax is the fact that no one can view the internals producing copper during its operation. Put in Nickel and hydrogen, get copper out, ergo proof of fusion.

    Comment by Fussy Fuse Wayne | January 27, 2011 | Reply


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