[ExI] Cold fusion paper

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sun May 26 11:31:04 UTC 2013

On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 03:27:18AM +0200, Mirco Romanato wrote:
> Il 23/05/2013 11:14, Eugen Leitl ha scritto:
> > On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 11:26:57PM -0400, Dan Ust wrote:
> >> See http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1305/1305.3913.pdf
> >>
> >> Comments?
> > 
> > Not merely bad science, fraud. 
> http://ecatnews.com/?p=2510
> Well, Rossi must be the God of Scam if it is able to scam, after so much

Yes, Rossi has been quite good at running scams in the last few decades.
As anyone who couldn't help but run into without even looking.

> time, the representatives of Elforsk (that financed the test).
> http://www.elforsk.se/Aktuellt/Svenska-forskare-har-testat-Rossis-energikatalysator--E-cat/
> Eugen, you probably didn't read the paper.
> Just jumped directly on the "SCAM!!!!" without thinking.

Thanks for the baseless allegations, but no

> For me the best part of the paper is at the start, when they write the
> first trial was a failure because the reactor went out of control and
> just melted the steel tube container.
> I would say a very interesting failure.
> And another interesting part is when they write they will do another
> test this summer, long around 100 days.

Critical thinking failure 101.
> I just think some one is too much invested in PV panels to conceive the
> idea that, just maybe, there could be something true and maybe someone
> could have discovered something new (not very new - just very overlooked).

As a skeptic, I know a lot more about Andrea Rossi and LENR than you 
apparently do. Because, unlike you, I'm doing my due diligence before
dismissing something.

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