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posted on Jan, 16 2011 @ 05:24 PM
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Focardi and Rossi demonstrate Cold Fusion!!


nextbigfuture.com

Bologna, 14/1/11 - Focardi-Rossi Ni-H cold fusion test reactor - live report from demo now taking place Friday, Jan. 14, 2011; photos and video pending.

18.07 - Someone else asked if the nickel is the same increase in temperature. Rossi said that the reactor is fed a powder of nickel and that, compared to much lower temperatures placed, can be found granules of nickel zone (which based on the 1500 ° C).
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posted on Jan, 16 2011 @ 05:24 PM
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Possibly the biggest scientific news story of our time is not getting out on the media... What a surprise.. In a quiet group backed by the US Military and GM, an Italian scientific group is announcing Cold Fusion in 10kW sizes which are plug and play.. This shocking game changer will revolutionize the way we live, work, and play. MSM does not even mention it. The positive minded among us would imagine this is only to protect the tech from being bought out by big Oil..

Obviously, the white hats in the military will bring change and save us from the Fed : Big Oil Hegemony... possibly saving America.

nextbigfuture.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jan, 16 2011 @ 05:43 PM
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Wow, I hate to get my hopes up, but this sounds like this could be some good news for a change.
Here's a link to another site that has some video:
www.journal-of-nuclear-physics.com...



posted on Jan, 16 2011 @ 05:43 PM
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Any word on when we'll get video/reports? I am skeptical until I can see the raw data. That's probably why it's not being reported by the MSM.



posted on Jan, 16 2011 @ 05:45 PM
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Italians do it better.....


Cold fusion is ready and still alive and kicking!
www.abovetopsecret.com...

Thanks to add your news. S&F


Seems that step by step.....



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 12:23 AM
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No news that I have found yet... will try to track something down.. They have stated real data will be posted and available via peer review... lets see..



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 01:28 AM
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It is good to see more of this technology getting media exposure and starting to get out with people having enough of the big bad oil games that have been going on for way too long. This oil monopoly on the energy sector has to crack soon if a lot of the social and environmental problems are to be addressed. Here is a link to one paper Conversion of the Vacuum-energy of electromagnetic zero point oscillations into Classical Mechanical Energy , there is heaps more around.
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MIT and Cold Fusion: A Special Report
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posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 01:52 AM
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Thanks for the additions...

Just found this too... this seems to be the patent behind this..

Re: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CARRYING OUT NICKEL AND HYDROGEN EXOTHERMAL REACTIONS Quote

WO 2009125444 20091015
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CARRYING OUT NICKEL AND HYDROGEN EXOTHERMAL REACTIONS
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for carrying out nickel and hydrogen exothermal reactions, and has been stimulated by the well known requirement of finding energy sources alternative to fossil sources, to prevent atmospheric carbon dioxi.de contents from being unnecessarily increased.
For meeting the above need non polluting energy sources should be found which do not involve health risks, are economically competitive with respect to oil sources susceptible to be easily discovered and exploited and naturally abundant.
Many of the above alternative energy sources have already been explored and operatively tested even on an industrial scale, and comprise biomasses, solar energy used both for heating and photovoltaic electric generation purposes, aeolian energy, fuel materials of vegetable or agricultural nature, geothermal and sea wave energy and so on. A possible alternative to natural oil, is the uranium-fission nuclear energy. However, yet unresolved problems affect nuclear energy such as great safety and waste material processing problems, since, as is well known, radioactive waste materials remain dangerously active for thousands or millions of years, with consequent great risks for persons living near radioactive waste disposal-off places.
To the above the fact should also be added that, at present, a, nuclear fusion based on a laser actuated inertial confining method does not allow to make efficient power systems. The above drawbacks are also true for deuterium- tritium fusion processes, as shown by the operating times estimated for the ITER project, which should within the year 2025 should allow to construct power systems according to the so-called DEMO project to make, within the year 2035, the first fusion power station.
In fact, up to now, the so-called "cold" fusion, after an early announcement by Fleischmann and Pons in 1989 (M. Fleischmann, M. Hawkins, S. Pons: Journal Electroanal. Chem. , 261,301-1989), notwithstanding several exploiting attempts on a world-wise scale, has not provided useful and reliable systems capable of generating energy for normal, industrial or domestic applications . The most intelligent work performed in the fusion field, which work has been accurately studied by the present inventor for practicing his invention, is a study of Prof. Sergio Focardi, (Dipartimento di Fisica dell' Univerita di Bologna), and Prof. Francesco Piantelli, (Dipartimento di Fisica dell' Universita di Siena) as disclosed in the following bibliographic documents :
S. Focardi, F. Piantelli: Produzione di energia e reazioni nucleari in sistemi Ni-H a 4000C, Atti della Conferenza Nazionale sulla politica energetica in Italia, Universita di Bologna, 18-19 aprile 2005.
- S. Focardi, R. Habel, F. Piantelli: Anomalous heat production in Ni-H systems, Nuovo Cimento Vol. 107, pp 163-167, 1994
- S. Focardi, V. Gabbiani, V. Montalbano, F. Piantelli, S. Veronesi: Large excess in heat production in Ni-H systems, Nuovo Cimento Vol. Ill A pp. 1233- 1241, 1998
A. Battaglia, L. Daddi, S. Focardi, V. Gabbiani, V. Montalbano, F. Piantelli, P. G. Sona, S. Veronesi: Neutron emission in Ni-H systems, Nuovo Cimento Vol. 112 A pp 921-931, 1999
- S. Focardi, V. Gabbiani, V. Montalbano. F. Piantelli, S. Veronesi: On the Ni-H systems, Asti Workshop in Hydrogeldeuterium loaded metals, pp 35-47, 1997
E.G. Campari, S. Focardi, V. Gabbiani, V. Montalbano. F. Piantelli, E. Porcu, E. Tosti, S. Veronesi: Ni-H systems, Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Cold Fusion, pp 69-74, 2000. The present inventor, moreover, has also accurately studies the following related patents: US- 6,236,225, US-5, 122, 054, US-H466, US-4, 014 , 168 , US-' 5,552,155, US-5, 195, 157, US-4 , 782, 303, US-4, 341, 730, US-A-20010024789. An analysis of the above mentioned references shows that :
1- all experiments performed based on cold fusion have not permitted to generate power in such an amount to be reliably and constantly exploited in industrial applications;
2- all the uranium based methods and systems have not up to now solved the problem of safely
disposing of nuclear waste materials;
3- all the nuclear fusion based methods and systems have not been shown as capable of generating significative amounts of energy while allowing the fusion process to be safely monitored;
4- all the magnetic and inertial confining based methods and systems, such as the plasma fusion method, cannot be properly economically managed; and
5- the catalyzed fusion of negative muons based methods and systems cannot be used because of the muon short life.
SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
Accordingly, the aim of the present invention is to provide a method allowing to produce energy in an economic, convenient, reliable and repetitive manner, without generating radiations and radioactive waste materials . Within the scope of the above mentioned aim, a main object of the invention is to provide such a method which can be carried out in small size systems, adapted to be easily controlled and allowing to heat individual places at an operating cost less than that of commercially available heating systems.
According to one aspect of the present invention, the above mentioned aim and objects, as well as yet other objects, which will become more apparent hereinafter, are achieved by a method and apparatus for carrying out a highly efficient exothermal reaction between nickel atoms and hydrogen atoms, in a tube, preferably, though not exclusively made of a metal,
filled by a nickel powder and heated to a high temperature preferably, though not necessarily, from 150 to 5000C, by injecting hydrogen into said metal tube said nickel powder being pressurized, preferably, though not necessarily, to a pressure from 2 to 20 bars .
In applicant exothermal reaction the hydrogen nuclei, due to a high absorbing capability of nickel therefor, are compressed about the metal atom nuclei, while said high temperature generates internuclear percussions w,hich are made stronger by the catalytic action of optional elements, thereby triggering a capture of a proton by the nickel powder, with a conseguent transformation of nickel to copper and a beta+ decay of the latter to a nickel nucleus having a mass which is by an unit larger than that of the starting nickel.
The present inventor believes that in this reaction is possibly involved a capture of a proton by a nickel nucleus which is transformed into a copper nucleus with a consequent beta decay of the formed unstable copper (Cu 59 - 64) since the produced thermal energy is larger, as it will be thereinafter demonstrated, than the energy introduced by the electric resistance.
It is believed that the nickel nuclei are transformed to copper since the mass (energy) of the final status (copper isotope) is less than the overall mass (energy) of the starting status (nickel isotope + proton) .
The exothermal reaction thereon Applicant's invention is based differs from those adopted by prior
searchers since the inventor has not tried to demonstrate .an emission of elementary particles supporting a validity of a theory, but he has exclusively tried to provide an amount of energy larger than the consumed energy amount, to just achieve a practical method and apparatus for generating an energy amount larger than the consumed energy, and this by exploiting nuclear energy generating processes starting from electrochemical energy. Thus, the inventive apparatus has been specifically designed for producing the above mentioned energy in a reliable, easily controllable, safe, repeatable manner, for any desired applications.
In particular, the inventive apparatus is coated by boron layers and lead plates both for restraining noxious radiations and transforming them into energy, without generating residue radiations and radioactive materials .
In this connection it is pointed out that all prior attempts to generate like types of energy, have brought to small energy amounts generating prototypes not suitable for a safe industrial use, because of the theoretical nature of the performed searches.
SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
Thus, the aim of the present invention is to provide an energy generating apparatus adapted to operate in a reliable and repeatable manner and including a plurality of series and parallel connectable apparatus modules, thereby generating an impressively high energy amount by so bombarding a
nickel atom by a hydrogen atom, to provide a large atomic mass loss copper atom to be transformed into energy, based on the Einstein' s equation, plus a beta decay energy of the radioactive copper atoms. The following discussion may be considered as valid for some (radioactive) Cu isotopes, but not for the two stable copper isotopes (Λ63Cu and Λ65Cu) which do not decay.
As the copper atom decays, an energy emitting positive beta decay occurs, according to the following equations:
P = N+ e+ + v, where
P = proton N = neutron
E+ = positron v = neutrino
The positron forms the electron antiparticle, and hence, as positrons impact against the nickel electrons, the electron-positron pairs are annihilated, thereby generating a huge amount of energy.
In fact, few grams of Ni and H would produce an energy amount equivalent to that of thousands oil tons, as it will become more apparent hereinafter, without pollutions, greenhouse effects, or carbon dioxide increases, nuclear and other waste materials, since the radioactive copper isotopes produced in the process will decay to stable nickel isotopes by beta + processes, in a very short time. For clearly understanding the following detailed discussion of the apparatus, it is necessary to at first consider that for allowing nickel to be
transformed into stable copper, it is necessary to respect the. quantic laws. Accordingly, it is indispensable to use, for the above mentioned exothermal reactions, a nickel isotope having a mass number of 62, to allow it to transform into a stable copper isotope 62. All the other Ni isotopes, on the other hand, will generate unstable Cu, and, accordingly, a beta decay.
Considering that about 106 tons nickel for year are produced through the world and since, as it will be disclosed hereinafter in Table 1, 1 g nickel would generate an energy amount equivalent to that produced by 517 tons oil, thus the yearly produced nickel amount, assuming that only 1/10,000 generates nuclear processes, will provide
1,000,000,000,000*517/10000 = 51,700,000,000 (oil equivalent) ton per year.
And this without considering the fact that the yearly nickel production could be easily increased, depending on demand, and that, like mineral oil, nickel can be recovered and remelted from nickel scraps of steelwork and electronic applications.
Actually, nickel is one of the most abundant metals of the Earth crust.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
Further characteristics and advantages of the present invention will become more apparent hereinafter from the following detailed disclosure of a preferred, though not exclusive, embodiment of the invention, which is illustrated, by way of an indicative, but not
limitative, example, in the accompanying drawings, where:
Figure 1 is a constructional diagram of the apparatus according to the present invention; Figure 2 is a picture, taken by a 1.400 x electronic microscope, showing the nickel powder (on a 1.400 x scale), withdrawn by the apparatus;
Figures 3 and 4 are electronic microscope diagrams related to the powder atomic composition, at the two points shown by the arrows in figure 2.
DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENT
With reference to the number references of the above mentioned figures, the apparatus according to the present invention comprises an electric resistance 1, enclosed in a metal tube 2, further including therein a nickel powder 3.
A solenoid valve 4 adjusts the pressure under which hydrogen 5 is introduced into the metal tube.
Both the temperature generated by the electric resistance or resistor and the hydrogen injection pressure can be easily adjusted either to constant or pulsating values. More specifically, the electric resistance, or other heat source, is switched off as the exothermal reaction generating energizing status is triggered. A thermostat will hold said heat source operating, depending on the temperature in the circuit. The assembly comprising said electric resistance and nickel holding copper tube is shielded from the outer environment by using, respectively from the
inside to the outside: a) a jacket 7 including water and boron, or only boron b) a further lead jacket 8, which, optionally, though not necessarily, may be coated by a steel layer
9.
The above mentioned coatings are so designed as to restrain all radiations emitted by the exothermal reaction and transform said radiation into thermal energy.
The heat generated by the particle decay and nuclear transformations will heat the primary fluid, comprising borated water, thereby said primary fluid, in turn, will exchange heat with the secondary circuit, in turn heated by said primary fluid and conveying the produced thermal energy to desired applications, such as electric power, heating, mechanical energy, and so on.
In the absence of a primary fluid, the fluid to be heated will exchange heat directly with the lead and steel jacket.
According to a further embodiment of the invention, the apparatus further comprises the following features. Nickel is coated in a copper tube 100, including a heating electric resistance 101, adjusted and controlled by a controlling thermostat (not shown) adapted to switch off said resistance 101 as nickel is activated by hydrogen contained in a bottle 107. A first steel-boron armored construction 102, coated by a second lead armored construction 103, protect both the copper tube, the hydrogen bottle
connection assembly 106, and the hydrogen bottle or cylinder 107 , thereby restraining radiations through the overall radiation life, allowing said radiations to be transformed into thermal energy. On the outside of the lead armored construction, the copper reactor cooling water, circulates through a steel outer pipe assembly 105, and this conveyed to thermal energy using devices.
The above disclosed prototype can also be used as a heating module which, in a series and/or parallel coupling relationship with other like modules, will provide a basic core desired size and power heating systems .
A practical embodiment of the inventive apparatus, installed on October 16, 2007, is at present perfectly operating 24 hours per day, and provides an amount of heat sufficient to heat the factory of the
Company EON of via Carlo Ragazzi 18, at Bondeno
(Province of Ferrara) . For better understanding the invention, the main components of the above mentioned apparatus have been schematically shown in Table 2.
The above mentioned apparatus, which has not been yet publicly disclosed, has demonstrated that, for a proper operation, the hydrogen injection must be carried out under a variable pressure.
The electric resistance temperature controlling thermostat has been designed to switch off said electric resistance after 3-4 hours of operation, thereby providing self-supplied system, continuously emitting thermal energy in an amount larger than that initially generated by said electric resistance, which
mode of operation is actually achieved by an exothermal reaction.
As it will be shown in a detailed manner in the following Table 1, it is possible to calculate that, supposing a full transformation, a mole, that is 58 g nickel, generate the same amount of energy obtained by burning about 30,000 tons of oil.
Figures 2-5 show data measured on January 30, 2008 which basically demonstrate that the invention actually provides a true nuclear cold fusion.
The photo of figure 2 , ( obtained by a 1.400 x electronic microscope) shows the nickel powder on a 1.400 x scale, as withdrawn from the apparatus: in particular said photo clearly shows the flake granules, greatly promoting an absorption of the hydrogen atoms by the nickel nuclei.
The two arrows in the figure show the two positions of the powder sample thereon the electronic microscope tests for detecting the powder atomic composition have been carried out.
The two graphs of figures 3 and 4 have been made by the electronic microscope of Dipartimento di Fisica dell' Universita di Bologna, under the supervision of Prof. Sergio Focardi, on January 30, 2008, and are related to the powder atomic composition at the two above points of figure 2.
In particular, said graphs clearly show that zinc is formed, whereas zinc was not present in the nickel powder originally loaded into the apparatus said zinc being actually generated by a fusion of a nickel atom and two hydrogen atoms .
This demonstrates that, in addition to fusion,
the inventive reaction also provides a nickel nucleus fission phenomenon generating lighter stable atoms.
Moreover, it has been found that, after having generated energy the used powders contained both copper and lighter than nickel atoms (such as sulphur, chlorine, potassium, calcium) .
This demonstrate that, in addition to fusion, also a nickel nucleus fission phenomenon generating lighter stable atoms occurs. It has been found that the invention fully achieves the intended aim and objects.
TABLE 1
Determining the energy produced by a nickel mol.
1 nickel mol = 58 g
Avogadro number 6.022 x 1023 mol"1 = number of nickel atoms in 58 g nickel.
The energy generated in each hydrogen capture process has been evaluated (for each nickel isotope) from the difference between the initial mass (nickel + hydrogen) and the reaction end product mass.
A reasonable estimate, considering the different values for the different isotopes, is 10 MeV electron (a MeV corresponds to a million electron-volts and is the energy measuring unit, as conventionally used in nuclear physics) .
Since 1 Mev is equivalent to a variation of mass of 1.78 x 10"30 kg, the mass variation corresponding to an energy emission of 10 Mev is 1.78 x 10"29 kg.
The mass loss corresponding to a transformation of an entire Ni mol can be calculated by multiplying
the Avogadro number (6.022 x 1023) time the mass variation of the single reaction.
Thus is obtained (for 58 g Ni)
M= (6.022 x 1023) x 1.78 x 10~29 kg=1.07 x 10"5 kg From the Einstein equation we have
E = me2 where c is the light speed c = 3 x 108 m/s .
Thus, by replacing:
J=I.07 x 10"5 x (3 x 108)2 = 9.63 x 1011 J which can be approximated to 0.3 x 109 kcal (which can be approximated by defect to reserve) .
This is an energy equivalent to about 30,000 ton oil considering a pci of 10,000 kcal/kg for mineral oil; thus, 58 g nickel will generate the same energy as that provided by 30,000 ton oil, that is 517 tons/gram.
TABLE 2
List of materials used for making prototypes for experimentally testing the inventive apparatus Electric resistance: Frei, Brescia Thermoadjuster: Pic 16- cod. 1705- Frei Lead shields: Picchi Srl-Brugherio (Milan) Hydrogen: Linde Gas Italia, Arluno (Milan) Pressure reducer: Linde Gas Italia
Powder nickel: Gerli Metalli - Milan Boron: Danilo Dell'Amore SrI- Bologna Copper tube: Italchimici- Antezzate (Brescia) Laser beam temperature measuring device: Raytheon, USA
Pressure gauge: Elaborazione - Dipartimento di Fisica - Universita degli Studi di Bologna
Neutron measuring device: Elaborazione Dipartimento di Fisica - Universita degli Studi di Bologna
Chemical-physical analyses: - Dipartimento di Fisica - Universita degli Studi Bologna.



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 02:54 AM
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Amazing invention. As the Federal Reserve is falling and the world leaders seemingly understanding that the petrol/oil run is coming to an end.... This comes in on time. However several years too late still, but great to see this ready for deployment.

I do not think that this one will be shelved after patent purchase... the timing just seems right, I have a feeling this will be released.

Flagged it.



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 03:28 AM
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The discovery seems huge!


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posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 04:14 AM
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This is kinda freaking me out simply because I'm sure a member here had been experimenting with a cold fusion thing somewhat successfully in his kitchen the last week or two and now I'm hearing this for the first time.

I'll mention it to him and see if he can bring himself here and discuss whether or not the experiments in this report match what he's been doing because honestly, although I can comprehend a lot of things, the above posts explaining it and this other member's posts lose me in jargon and I just sit thinking "errr......plain english please?" because none of the words mean anything to me.



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 04:18 AM
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Found this by Rossi after googling :

Andrea Rossi: January 16th, 2011 at 4:01 PM

Dear Mr William :

1- I am the inventor of the method and the apparatus.
2- You are asking to me to give away for free technology and know how. It is impossible, for obvious reasons.
3- We have passed already the phase to convince somebody. We are arrived to a product that is ready for the market. Our judge is the market.
In this field the phase of the competition in the field of theories, hypothesis, conjectures etc etc is over. The competition is in the market. If somebody has a valid technology, he has not to convince people by chattering, he has to make a reactor that work and go to sell it, as we are doing.
You are not convinced? It is not my problem. My problem is make my reactors work. I think that the reason for which I arrived to a working reactor is that I bellieved in my work, therefore, instead of chattering and play the big genius with mental masturbations, spent all my money, without help and financing from anywhere, to make thousands of reactors that didn’t work, until I made the right one, following my theories that may be are wrong, but in any case gave me the result I wanted.
If somebody is convinced he has a good idea, he has not to convince anybody by chattering, he has to make something that works and sell it to a Customer who decides to buy because can see a product which works. If a Customer wants not my product no problem, I go to another, without chattering or giving away free technology.
What I made is not a “Holy Graal”, as you ironically say, is just a product. My Customers know it works, this is why they bought it,that’s enough for me. We are investing to make thousands of reactors and is totally irrilevant for us if somebody or manybodies make negative chatterings about our work.
To ask us to give away as a gift our technology, in which I invested my life, to convince somebody or morebodies that my reactors work is contrary to the foundamental rules of the economy.
To convince the World of our product we have just to sell products which work well, not to chatter. If somebody is convinced to have invented something better or equal to our product, he has not to chatter, he has to make a product better or equal to ours and sell it.
Thank you for your useful inquiry,

Warm Regards,
Andrea Rossi


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edit : sorry, noticed that link was in the first post. Goat Guy on that blog page seems to think if they'd actually done it those two guys would've been killed by the radiation, but what he's saying is too technical for me to understand. He doesn't think they could've possibly done it, but who knows.
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posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 04:58 AM
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Found this coool site: www.aetherometry.com...



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 06:49 AM
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Here the video released by Focardi & Rossi of the test/experimet at Bologna (Italy) University.
National and international Press.
Very positive comments from scholars and other physicists about this discovery.

Original video In italian.





The "Blue Box" work: 400 watt IN......... and watt 12,000 OUT!!!

The Blue Box Energy Catalyzer device is patented and ready to became an industrial product.



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 07:20 AM
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Heres a good one explaining pretty much all:
pesn.com...
I must say, this is looking good, finally some good news.



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 08:43 AM
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nextbigfuture.com...

I love the IDEA, LOVE IT.

BUT

He's trying to patent it. This Simple decvice.

NOT A CHANCE.

His apparatus look a lot like my "first" attempt 3 weeks ago.

You can see to bottom of the First Reaction Chamber in this photo I posted in my other thread.
Aladdins Lamp: I have the other 2 chambers, they look the same but smaller, I wrapped all 3 in foil to....

Here it is if you missed it, on the left hand side.



I was just burning the end product off the top. He's collecting it with a pipe. (I Thought it was Phospherous)
You'd have to read the thread.

Patenting such a device take it away from YOU.

I AM offering it for FREE.
I'm gonna read now exactly what they're doing...

COLD FUSION

It's worth reading the prediction thread I wrote too, only a few of the skeptics are still blind, events I fortell of have and ARE taking place NOW.

Star & A Flag OP. ACE

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posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 09:22 AM
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I see the "Reaction Chamber"'s shape - It has the 1/2 - 1/4 - 1/16 potentially, who knows what they have in each vessel, but did I hear it right, they are putting IN hydrogen to increase the temperature of water using a "hitherto unknow" nuclear reaction between Nickel and Said Hydrogen that starts at 400 degrees.

That's what I read?

I read someone describing this as a BLACK box...



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 10:15 AM
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Finally some good news ! i really hope this is really fusion and not something else , here are some good points from the link above . Im very excited for this and its future implications .




"Regular Ni is used even though other isotopes may provide better efficiency. They think all the isotopes work to produce the effect.
For some unknown reason, not all of the Ni in the cell reacts with the hydrogen to produce energy. The percentage of the Ni that reacts is very low.
Even though the percentage of the Ni that reacts with hydrogen is very low one kilogram of nickel powder should deliver 10 kW of energy for 10,000 hours. The consumption rate of hydrogen and nickel are 0.1 g of Ni and 0.01 g of H to produce 10 kWh/h. Note that for every picogram of nickel that is actually fused or reacts to the hydrogen, much more must be added. Not all the nickel added will react. So if you add 0.1g of Ni to produce 10kWh/h only a small fraction of that Ni will actually be utilized. When the device shuts off due to running out of fuel most of the .1g could be remaining.
Tungsten is in no way used. However, "other elements" are used.
Radiation is produced. However in the device demonstrated which is made for commercial use no radiation escapes due to lead shielding. The fact that radiation is produced is proof of a nuclear reaction.
In the demonstration device for every unit of input there was approximately 37 units of output.
A small percentage of the nickel is transmuted into copper. The amount of copper found in the cell is far greater than the impurities in the nickel powder. None of this copper is "unstable."
There is no radioactivity in the cell after it is turned off. No nuclear "waste."
All of the information needed to successfully replicate a self sustaining system is in the patent application (which is being held proprietary presently).
The power density for thermal energy only is 5 liters per kilowatt.
The hydrogen has to be all hydrogen with no deuterium or heavy hydrogen. Apparently, any heavy hydrogen stops the reaction.
This current system never goes below 6 times more energy out than in. During the test it produced 20 times more energy out than in. In the lab they have done similar tests and obtained 400 times more out than in, but it produced explosions.
(speculation, pending clarification) The fuelling of the system could probably be done via a relatively inexpensive fuel rod that would need to be replaced every few months"

pesn.com...



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 10:21 AM
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Oh, goody. Another source of energy we have to pay for as we swim amidst infinite energy.

[sigh]

(Still, it is a scientifically exciting advance!)



posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 10:28 AM
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Interesting how some try to patent what already appears in nature. Although not written in text books this fusion reaction is constantly occurring on the surface of our Sun. We have a Sun with a core of molten iron/nickel/silicon similar to that of Earth.

The outer plasma layers mislead many scientists into believing the current "standard" model which predicts a core of helium/hydrogen. NASA would like you to believe this B.S. too.

Wait till experiments involving molten nickel are done. They can't patent the Sun.





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