The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part XI

Since my last update, all activity in and around LENR R&D has ramped up still further and added more support to my “Pivotal Year for LENR” prediction for this year. A new patent application was published by the US Patent … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part X

This article is a milestone, both as the tenth in our series and in it being published just as the number of subscribers to Think Tank Report has exceeded 4000. Thank you all for your ongoing support! In the short … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion, Part IX

The long awaited report on the extended test of Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat has finally been published! The E-Cat used was evidently Industrial Heat’s refined and even more compact version of Rossi’s earlier models but it retains the small reactor tube … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion, Part VIII

In part VII, at the end of last year, I predicted that 2014 would (at least) see steady progress in all aspects of LENR. With only a month gone, there already are promising signs of this. Firstly, Industrial Heat Has … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion Part VII

At the end of part Part VI, we were waiting to see the report by independent investigators into Andrea Rossi’s eCat. The report duly arrived and may be downloaded here. It concludes by saying: Given the deliberately conservative choices made … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part VI

In Part III, I predicted that 2012 would be a pivotal one for Low Energy Nuclear Fusion (LENR or Cold Fusion as some still prefer). I must now concede that this did not happen but there are strong indications that … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part V

I was sad to hear of the death of Dr Martin Fleischmann yesterday. As I have recorded in previous parts of this series, it was he and Stanley Pons who offered what was dubbed “Cold Fusion” to the world in … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part IV

At the end of Part III, I predicted that 2012 would be a pivotal year for Andrea Rossi and his E-Cat. With three months gone, this prediction is looking likely but not necessarily to Rossi’s advantage. Rossi came under fire … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part III

Part II concluded on a rather pessimistic note for Andrea Rossi’s Energy Catalyser – E-Cat – that it cannot be producing the reported net energy gains by any process yet known to Physics. However, there may be a degree of … Continue reading

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The Promise of Controlled Nuclear Fusion – Part II

Last time we looked mostly at Hot Fusion. This time we’ll focus more on Cold Fusion, Andrea Rossi, the Energy Catalyzer (E-Cat) and whether we can dare to believe. Is cold fusion theoretically possible? The case against it is strong … Continue reading

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