Hell or Cold Fusion
August 9, 2011 9:03 PM Subscribe
New Italian documentary updating Rossi's cold fusion claims
posted by Brian B. (47 comments total)
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(subtitles), featuring most of the scientists vouching for the process.
Additionally, it was recently announced that Francesco Piantelli
, the discoverer of the nickel-hydrogen low-energy nuclear reaction, has resumed progress in the wake of Rossi's patent and planned industrialization of the process. Focardi was Piantelli's former collaborator, who is now working with Rossi. Only Rossi knows the secret catalyst that raises the heat output of Piantelli's invention from modestly low to explosively high (reportedly). NASA has acknowledged Rossi's visit and their full attention
. Additional updates:
which features background and current progress. Sign-up for bulletins.
Nytechnic's test of the device.
Someone's blog with lots of other links.
Rossi's own Journal of Nuclear Physics,
where he answers questions, with warm regards.
An Italian blogger who has followed the device from the beginning and interviews the key players.
(The current page addresses a counter-claim. See translate button.)
Note that the controversy is currently white hot in the comment sections. Naysayers can view critic Steven Krivit's video
, to see the steam coming out of a tube that wasn't dry enough to convince him. On the other hand, hope is free for awhile, and if we're lucky, gasoline will once again become a cleaning solvent on the shelves of hardware stores.
Previously discussed on Metafilter (follow the tags or see below).