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[Forbes] Finally! Independent Testing Of Rossi's E-Cat Cold Fusion Device: Maybe The World Will Change After All

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The paper was authored by Giuseppe Levi of Bologna University, Bologna, Italy; Evelyn Foschi, Bologna, Italy; Torbjörn Hartman, Bo Höistad, Roland Pettersson and Lars Tegnér of Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; and Hanno Essén, of the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. While some of these people have previously been public in their support of Rossi and the E-Cat they are all serious academics with reputations to lose and the paper is detailed and thorough.
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… if we consider the whole volume of the reactor core and the most conservative figures on energy production, we still get a value of (7.93 ± 0.8) 102 10^2 MJ/Liter that is one order of magnitude higher than any conventional source.



Rossi first came out with this in 2011, but didn't let anyone test his work. Now a group of scientists were allowed to test it, and they found some amazing results. There are still critics who want to see it tested in an independent lab though. If true, this dude is going to be filthy rich and possibly change the world.

Here and here are threads from 2011 when Rossi first came out with his findings.
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Color me a skeptic, but I'm glad to see this project didn't "disapear" into the pocketbook of a large company or fade into full-on scam the instant someone looked at it closer.

Keep on working Rossi! Hopefully a year or two from now I won't have to be skeptical anymore. I've been reading about this for years now and it certainly has some staying power.
    
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post #3 of 66
Woah, that's way out there.... I'm surprised.
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At least we'll know why if rossi dies in an "accident" of any sort which includes freak accident, innocent bystander, commercial/private plane crash, cold fusion explosion, etc.
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Impressive. I am not surprised at the amount of controversy surrounding this device and the results. If this holds up, it will truly be a revolutionary change.
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post #6 of 66
Ever since I first played SimCity I knew that fusion was the answer.
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post #7 of 66
Not sure how this can be called independent when two of the so-called "independent" testers have been working with him since day 1 and the tests were done in Rossi's lab, with a device he set up, sometimes with the device already running before they even got there.
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Not sure how this can be called independent when two of the so-called "independent" testers have been working with him since day 1 and the tests were done in Rossi's lab, with a device he set up, sometimes with the device already running before they even got there.

It seems that independent has a different meaning than the one I would ascribe to it. Should be called "Further claims from the Rossi lab."
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post #9 of 66
some people say its a scam

they are measuring current with clamp ammeters. they (the skeptics) say the thick wires are hiding ferrites and/or cable windings that fake a higher output

http://news.newenergytimes.net/2013/05/21/rossi-manipulates-academics-to-create-illusion-of-independent-test/

for the love of jebus please dont be a scam, cold fusion e-cat
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Aw jeez yea I guess I didn't consider that Forbes taking it semi-seriously could just be an attempt to manipulate some market stock in some fashion.
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