[extropy-chat] Elvis Sightings (was: cold fusion warms up)

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Jan 22 23:17:44 UTC 2007

At 05:40 PM 1/22/2007 -0500, John K Clark wrote:

> > EXCESS HEAT: Why Cold Fusion Research Prevailed, by Charles G.  Beaudette
> > (an MIT-trained retired electrical engineer).
>Good God Almighty! AN ELECTRICAL ENGINEER?!  Eeek! Everybody knows
>electrical engineers are as dumb as dirt. No exceptions. Not one. There is
>simply no lower form of life!

This is true, of course. But then Beaudette was also a successful 
businessman, and extropes know there's no higher form of life than that.

>Pons and Fleischmann responded that they were busy and just
>did not have time to supply the requested data. They then withdrew the
>paper. For the life of me I just can't imagine what they could have been
>doing that was more important than supplying that data!

I can explain this, but I'm busy and just don't have time to supply 
the requested explanation. Get the book. Read the book. (But wait... 
I have a PSYCHIC PRESENTIMENT of your reply... something about... 
busy... yes, and... do not have.... time...)

Damien Broderick

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