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  • The Peak Oil Crisis: Transitioning to Cold Fusion

    11/16/2011 10:23:18 PM PST · by Kevmo · 94 replies
    Falls Church News Press ^ | Nov 16 2011 | Tom Whipple
    The Peak Oil Crisis: Transitioning to Cold Fusion By Tom Whipple Wednesday, November 16 2011 02:45:44 PM Events move quickly these days. Two weeks ago we were watching Bologna, Italy where an entrepreneur and a retired physics professor claimed to have discovered the Holy Grail of energy - cold fusion or as it is now known: Low Energy Nuclear Reactions. At the time, there was (and still is) widespread concern that the various demonstrations of an energy-producing devices were a scam as the developers, for commercial reasons, refused to give outsiders access to their inner workings . If you...
  • The Fusion Revolution

    11/14/2011 11:34:43 PM PST · by Kevmo · 347 replies · 1+ views
    The Renewable Energy Disaster ^ | Nov 2011 | Christopher Calder
    The Fusion Revolution When the first human animal figured out how to make fire at will, life on earth changed forever. The fictional character Sherlock Holmes once said that "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." Using that logic, I have come to the conclusion that fossil fuels will soon become obsolete, and human history will again be dramatically altered. A total switchover to fusion power will take decades, but basic economics tells us that fusion reactors will win in the marketplace over their more costly competitors. Imagine a clean new world...
  • Tomorrow's nuclear power - it becomes cold or hot? (Translated Swedish courtesy Google Translate)

    11/12/2011 8:54:01 AM PST · by Wonder Warthog · 21 replies
    Time: 18:30 to 20:00 Location: Lecture Hall T, Tech House Sven Kullander, Professor of High Energy Physics, Uppsala University, chairman of the Royal Academy of Sciences Energy Committee "In the wake of Fukushima accident is discussed again the future of nuclear power. The rush to replace the world's eighty percent dependent on fossil fuels coal, oil and gas. Severe climate change will probably be difficult to avoid without massive expansion of both renewables and nuclear. Very large investments are being made to greatly improve existing nuclear reactors. Within a few decades are expected to see a new type of reactors,...
  • NI And The eCat Money Trail

    11/11/2011 7:57:16 PM PST · by Kevmo · 28 replies
    ECat News ^ | November 11, 2011 | admin
    NI And The eCat Money Trail admin on November 11, 2011 — 68 Comments Peswiki’s scoop on the National Instruments relationship with Rossi is a left-field slam that forces you to think anew. I have a feeling that AR has more of the same in store. He is doing things his own way, sticking a finger to those who tie themselves in knots trying to figure the trick, the small army with big voices who attack anyone associated with the inventor as in-on-the-scam or incompetent. Poor NI do not know what they have let themselves in for. They will...
  • National Instruments to Make Instrumentation for E-Cat Plants

    11/11/2011 6:56:17 AM PST · by Liberty1970 · 41 replies
    E-Catworld.com ^ | Nov. 11, 2011 | Admin
    National Instruments to Make Instrumentation for E-Cat Plants November 11, 2011 PESWiki is reporting that Andrea Rossi’s Leonardo Corporation has signed an agreement with National Instruments of Austin, Texas for NI to provide all the instrumentation for the E-Cat plants that Leonardo Corp will be manufacturing. Sterling D. Allan of PESN reports that he learned of the agreement during a conference call with Rossi, and that NI’s Director of Physics, Stefano Concezzi confirmed to him (Allan) that Rossi was a customer. National Intstruments is a leading provider of advanced hardware and software that is used in industrial and scientific applications...
  • Rossi's E-Cat gets first customers, but questions remain

    11/11/2011 9:38:41 AM PST · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    http://www.physorg.com ^ | 11-08-2011 | Lisa Zyga
    Italian scientist Andrea Rossi has spent the past year giving demonstrations of a device that he claims can generate large amounts of energy due to a little-understood nuclear process. His latest demonstration, performed on October 28th, has attracted some of the most mainstream media attention yet, with coverage by outlets including Fox News, Forbes, and MSNBC, among others. But the big question still seems to be whether Rossi’s E-Cat (energy catalyzer) device is a huge breakthrough or a huge scam. What’s making the answer so difficult to determine is the lack of a clear, scientific explanation of what exactly is...
  • Rossi E-Cat Sales Web Site Goes Live

    11/11/2011 4:42:22 PM PST · by Johnny B. · 155 replies
    E-Cat Technology by Andrea Rossi of Leonardo Corporation
  • NASA Engineer Explains Why Rossi Demos Failed

    11/10/2011 12:35:57 PM PST · by Johnny B. · 203 replies · 1+ views
    New Energy Times Blog ^ | 11/10/2011 | Steven B. Krivit
    According to a slide presentation given by NASA engineer Michael A. Nelson, which New Energy Times obtained under a FOIA request, “Energy Catalyzer” inventor Andrea Rossi failed to conclusively show that his device produced excess heat from a nuclear energy source. According to Nelson, a NASA engineer who investigates low-energy nuclear reactions and space applications, Rossi did not run his demonstration long enough to prove his extraordinary claim. At the Sept. 22, 2011 LENR Workshop at NASA Glenn Research Center, Nelson explained that Rossi “would need to run [his experiment] for eight hours or more with a small E-Cat and...
  • Report On A Conversation With George Miley

    11/08/2011 10:53:54 PM PST · by Kevmo · 38 replies
    ECat Site ^ | November 8, 2011 | Ecatsite
    Report On A Conversation With George Miley Posted on November 8, 2011 by ecatsite _____________________________________________ This was posted on Vortex by Jed Rothwell and with his permission is posted below . _____________________________________________ I spoke with George Miley of the University of Illinois about his most recent tests with palladium zirconium alloys with gas loading. Here are some notes from the conversation and some related information about some of (Dr. Tadahiko) Mizuno’s experiments . A set of PowerPoint slides here shows his results up until recently. Download the slides here . See the slides starting at # 46 . This...
  • eCat: A Week In The Media Reviewed

    11/07/2011 9:03:35 PM PST · by Kevmo · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Free Energy Truth ^ | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011 | admin
    eCat: A Week In The Media Reviewed MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011 Well, that was quite a week. After over 10 months we've now seen the eCat break through into the mainstream awareness. In the past week alone, we've seen the eCat go from relative obscurity to being covered in some of the larger and well-known mainstream press. It's still not on the 6 o'clock news, but it's a start. MSNBC wrote a brilliant article "Italian cold fusion machine passes another test". http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45153076/ns/technology_and_science-science/#.Trb9qnIrySo Fox News were fairly unbalanced when they finally got their teeth into the story, but they still...
  • Andrea Rossi’s Ecat featured on Bloomberg TV

    11/07/2011 8:49:15 PM PST · by Kevmo · 57 replies
    ECATREPORT ^ | MONDAY, 07 NOVEMBER 2011 13:46 | Admin
    Andrea Rossi’s Ecat featured on Bloomberg TV! WRITTEN BY ECATREPORT MONDAY, 07 NOVEMBER 2011 13:46 Very interesting. This weekend Bloomberg TV aired a clip from Ecat.com‘s video footage taken from the 6th of October event. The TV-show energyNOW! have a special feature each week they call “The Hot Zone” which brings up new energy developments around the world. Andrea Rossi’s Ecat was apparently interesting enough to air on US national TV during last week’s program “Nuclear waste and the race for resources” for almost one minute. energyNOW! is a new half-hour weekly TV news-magazine and opinion program designed to...
  • Media eCat Story Evolves

    11/06/2011 10:03:09 PM PST · by Kevmo · 122 replies
    ECat News ^ | Nov 6 2011 | Admin
    Media eCat Story Evolves admin on November 6, 2011 — 27 Comments The number of media organisations dipping toes into the eCat story continues to grow. From Fox to MSNBC and the UK’s Daily Mail to Wired UK, Forbes and more. Wired was there before most and now they’ve updated their view, mirroring many of the questions informed skeptics have been asking for some time. Reserving judgement, they nevertheless note that much of the coverage appears to be softening and wonder if AP is holding back for the bigger story to come. They note the dearth of substantial coverage in...
  • The Science Behind the E-Cat Cold Fusion Reactor

    11/06/2011 3:50:39 PM PST · by Kevmo · 76 replies
    Zorinaq ^ | Nov 6 2011 | Mark Bevand
    The Science Behind the E-Cat Cold Fusion Reactor I was initially very dubious when hearing about E-Cat, a cold fusion reactor supposedly invented by Andrea Rossi. The first 1 megawatt unit was reportedly sold to a secret customer two days ago. Mainstream press has mostly ignored the invention so far. However, I found out there is a surprisingly rich history of scientific research and experiments about the mechanism it employs, nickel–hydrogen fusion. Evidence proving that the device is working keeps piling up and up. This is to a point that I am now personally convinced that this is one...
  • Italian scientist claims he has achieved 'cold fusion'

    11/05/2011 12:58:45 AM PDT · by Kevmo · 264 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | Last updated at 4:56 PM on 4th November 2011 | By Martin Robinson
    Andrea Rossi says his new machine fuses nickel and hydrogen at room temperature creating almost unlimited energy . But there is one problem - many scientists claim it defies the very laws of physics. Several high-profile demonstrations of 'cold fusion' have been proven to be hoaxes in the past - and no one can adequately explain how or why it might work . The United States Department of Energy the U.S. Patent Office say the process is impossible because physics rules out the possibility of room-temperature nuclear fusion . But Rossi's E-Cat machine can allegedly do it, and he...
  • Cold fusion debate heats up after latest demo

    11/05/2011 12:20:19 AM PDT · by Kevmo · 6 replies
    CBS News ^ | Nov 4 2011 | Natalie Wolchover
    • Cold fusion debate heats up after latest demo By Natalie Wolchover (Livescience.com) Italian physicist and inventor Andrea Rossi has conducted a public demonstration of his "cold fusion" machine, the E-Cat, at the University of Bologna, showing that a small amount of input energy drives an unexplained reaction between atoms of hydrogen and nickel that leads to a large outpouring of energy, more than 10 times what was put in . The first successful cold fusion experiment was reported two decades ago, but the process has forever been met with heavy skepticism. It's a seemingly impossible process in which two...
  • Cold Fusion as a technology

    11/04/2011 12:06:12 AM PDT · by Kevmo · 38 replies
    Telopolis ^ | November 3 2011 | Haiko Lietz
    • Cold Fusion as a technology Haiko Lietz 03.11.2011 Part 10: The Italian engineer Andrea Rossi has reportedly sold a 1-megawatt generator In January 2011, at the University of Bologna, a generator has been presented which allegedly generated at the push clean energy from the cold fusion of nickel and hydrogen ( cold fusion in the Black Box? ). Ever since the Internet was tracked as a potential breakthrough in energy production moves in circles. Now, obviously is a reactor that can produce one megawatt of thermal power on the market. The estimates range from plain fraud and the beginning...
  • Mr. Rossi Goes to Market, Dr. Miley and Others Hope to Follow

    11/03/2011 11:19:48 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 24 replies · 4+ views
    ECat Site ^ | November 3, 2011 | Admin
    Mr. Rossi Goes to Market, Dr. Miley and Others Hope to Follow Posted on November 3, 2011 by ecatsite Italian inventor Andrea Rossi continues with commercialization of his e-Cat (energy catalyzer). In addition to the 1MW plant he tested and reportedly sold to an unnamed customer, he also reports already having sold two or more additional units. He reports that these were to customers in the USA and Europe. While he states that the new customers are not requesting the same level of secrecy, a certain amount of discretion will still be exercised, adding that eventually the identity of...
  • Italian cold fusion machine passes another test

    11/03/2011 4:05:36 PM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 165 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 11/3/2011 | Natalie Wolchover
    Despite a world of skepticism about E-Cat and other devices, proof is adding up Italian physicist and inventor Andrea Rossi has conducted a public demonstration of his "cold fusion" machine, the E-Cat, at the University of Bologna, showing that a small amount of input energy drives an unexplained reaction between atoms of hydrogen and nickel that leads to a large outpouring of energy, more than 10 times what was put in. The first seemingly successful cold fusion experiment was reported two decades ago, but the process has forever been met with heavy skepticism. It's a seemingly impossible process in which...
  • Who Bought the First ECAT?

    11/03/2011 12:19:06 PM PDT · by Liberty1970 · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Various ECAT news sites ^ | 11/3/11 | Liberty1970
    So who bought the world’s first fully operational fusion reactor? Was it a straw buyer arranged by inventor Andrea Rossi as part of a larger fraud to entice gullible investors or buyers? While we have no proof yet, several interesting pieces of evidence have come to light. The first line of evidence came after the October 28 test when Rossi released an Excel spreadsheet of test data. The properties section embedded in the file identified it as coming from a computer owned by “Manutencoop Facility Management.” This is a large (16,000 employee) Italian company with a range of services including...
  • The Peak Oil Crisis: Cold Fusion Redux

    11/02/2011 2:31:43 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 38 replies
    Falls Church News Press ^ | Wednesday, November 02 2011 01:19:52 PM | By Tom Whipple
    The Peak Oil Crisis: Cold Fusion Redux By Tom Whipple Wednesday, November 02 2011 01:19:52 PM There is a fascinating drama taking place over in Bologna, Italy involving an engineer by the name of Andrea Rossi and a physicist, Sergio Focardi, who say they have developed an entirely new source of cheap, clean, energy. This energy is said to be produced by fusing nickel and hydrogen inside a low-cost, table-top-sized reactor. Moreover, the inventors say this device is already in limited commercial production and is being sold to customers with the first delivery being made to an unknown American...