[ExI] [extropy-chat] Elvis Sightings
scerir at libero.it
Fri Jun 6 18:18:06 UTC 2008
John K Clark:
> You included 2 links, the first one
> Is interesting but I've already read it and has absolutely nothing
> to due with cold fusion so I don't know why you mentioned it.
Just to show something simple and previously unknown.
We do not know everything.
> Think I'm wrong this time? Fine, I will repeat the bet I've
> made so many times before: If a pro cold fusion article
> (not counting Muon-catalyzed cold fusion) appears in
> Science or Nature or Physical Review Letters before
> June 6 2009 I will send you $1000, is it doesn't you will
> sent me $100. Come on, it's generous odds and easy money!
I hope that Nature or Science would publish
"cold fusion" experiments showing a process like
D + D -> T + n
D + D -> He3 + p
D + D -> He4 + hv
D + D -> something else
To my knowledge there are experiments
showing, i.e., the production of He4, *but* there
are technical (calorimetric) problems when
they measure the excess heat/energy and the resulting
So, once again, the question seems to be:
1) is excess heat/energy really measured ?
2) is excess heat/energy due to a fusion process?
are there neutrons, protons, or He4?
As long as they do not measure the excess heat/energy
(and such a measurement is not easy) Nature or Science
cannot publish "cold fusion" papers.
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