[extropy-chat] Elvis Sightings (2)

Benjamin Goertzel ben at goertzel.org
Sat Feb 10 20:30:03 UTC 2007


Here is a paper by McKubre that compares heavy vs. light water results
for CF type experiments


It was written almost 17 years ago.


On 2/10/07, Benjamin Goertzel <ben at goertzel.org> wrote:
> > > There are other papers presenting such comparisons however, e.g.
> >
> > The point is that the experimenters didn't seem to have ran
> > such a control in their own setup. If true, this is a cardinal
> > mistake. Completely inexcusable. You simply Don't Do It.
> This control experiment has been run many times, however.
> So far as I know, no one ever reported big bursts of heat production
> using ordinary water rather than heavy water.
> I am not an expert on experimental design in this domain, but from
> what I read in Beaudette's book, different researchers chose to use
> different sorts of controls; and some did use the kind that you suggest.
> > > Y. Arata and Y-C Zhang, "Anomalous difference between reaction
> > > energies generated within D20-cell and H20 Cell", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys
> > > 37, L1274 (1998)
> >
> > Have you read it?
> No, I just picked it out because Arata's work is discussed in Beaudette's book,
> and the title mentioned the type of control experiment you mentioned.
> Also, I would suggest you look at McKubre's papers, at the lenr-canr archive.
> From what I can tell he is a good researcher; he is at SRI which is a
> high-quality institution, and he worked on CF for many years (and
> still is, I think).
> A number of his works in the area are available on that site.
> I would be curious if you have complaints about the quality of his work.
> -- Ben

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