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LENR – Research Update

From November 2014 to June 2015, I conducted many experiments attempting to produce an LENR reaction.  I have taken a 2-month break, but have resumed my studies.  Of note: the flow calorimetry system has been set aside for now as being … Continue reading

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Experiment 23 – Failure Analysis

It turns out that there may have been a good reason that Experiment 23 did not produce any excess heat.  The pressure gauge melted.  The experiment needs to be repeated since this can be viewed as an equipment failure and the … Continue reading

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New Glow-stick Type Experiment with Calorimetry: Update – Experiment Completed – Equipment Failure

After much work, the calorimetry system is functional and currently running an experiment.  Assuming the experiment concludes without major technical glitches, data will be posted prior to analysis.  Lithium hydroxide was added to the fuel mix to increase the lithium … Continue reading

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Short Update on Calorimetry System: Updated – 6/8/15

Progress continues towards a workable experimental apparatus utilizing mass flow calorimetry.  The design has advanced with replacing many rigid elements with flexible tubing to mitigate the potential of leaks.  Additionally, the water flow direction is from the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Experiment 3: Completed-No Excess Heat

The third experiment in this series has started with a new control run.  The following modifications have been made: 1) external temperature sensor attached to the top of the tube furnace, and 2) improved mechanical connections between the wire from … Continue reading

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Failed Replication of Excess Heating

After the promising results of the previous experiment, it was important to see if the results could be repeated.  As such, a new cell was assembled.  A new heating element was wound and inserted into the cell.  One end was … Continue reading

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Scientific Report #2 on E-Cat Released

A new pre-publication report has been released on a 32-day long run of Andrea Rossi’s (now Industrial Heat, LLC) E-Cat device.  Mats Lewan, a science reporter from Sweden, and author of the book, An Impossible Invention, received a copy of … Continue reading

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Sun Cell (Lite) Testing

This is the first test with electrodes only. This is the first test with a small copper wire only. This is the copper wire after being dipped in water. A test from the previous day of copper wire after dipped … Continue reading

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A Language Upgrade Needed for LENR?

Right from the start, the field studying “cold fusion” has produced labels that have tended to increase skepticism among scientists.  Personally, I can look past labels to realize that a real effect can exist behind potentially problematic labels.  When we … Continue reading

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Andrea Rossi Claims Third Party Tests Completed

Andrea Rossi has claimed on his blog that the independent third-party tests have now been concluded, and that the results will be published soon. We still don’t know anything about who conducted the tests or any details of the results, … Continue reading

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Celani Replication Project – First Run Soon: UPDATE: Running Now!

The project to replicate Francesco Celani’s LENR reactor will possibly be starting the first experimental run today. From the progress blog, the following is noted (emphasis mine). Today the loading has leveled off. The resistance of the Celani wire is … Continue reading

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Engineering News on LENR

A well written, and informed update on the state of LENR/LANR, has been published on the South African site Engineering News.  The article is entitled, LENR appears to be gathering steam.  Although not comprehensive, it is a nice short introduction … Continue reading

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National Instruments and LENR Workshop in Italy

A mailing list subscriber of the Vortex-1 list was kind enough to translate some excerpts of NI’s Stefano Concezzi’s talk at the July 2, 2012 workshop in Rome.  It is interesting to see how involved NI is in supporting cold fusion … Continue reading

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The Black Swan and LENR

A very important tenet of the scientific method is falsifiability.  In other words, it must be possible to prove a scientific hypothesis false.  A popular example is the statement “all swans are white.”  In order to disprove this statement, it … Continue reading

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Blacklight Power: Electricity from Water Vapor

It’s not quite clear whether this fits under the rubric of LENR or Cold Fusion, but there does seem to be some parallels between the two.  Blacklight Power has been around for quite some time (since 1991 under another name) … Continue reading

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