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A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of one of the largest scientific sessions on the topic -- "cold fusion" -- being held in San Francisco for the next two days in the Moscone Center during the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Societ

http://www.physorg.com/news188377829.html
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Re: 'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2010, 22:51 »
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A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of one of the largest scientific sessions on the topic -- "cold fusion"
  Really?   ;D  ;D  ;D But wouldn't it be wonderful if they could get it to work?

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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2010, 22:53 »
would be ace!
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Re: 'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2010, 19:11 »
I don't think it's coming any time soon as millions been spent already on research and currently it's only possible to get a very small fraction more energy out than goes in (mainly to power the electro magnets)  :dunno:

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Re: 'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2010, 23:23 »
yeah but this experiment is different to those tokamaks (assuming that's what you are referring to?) ... though I still can't quite believe their results. Sounds fishy.
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