On this special day in LENR history, it’s time to step back and look at the big picture. When you are trying to find your way, it's good to know what road that you are on.
That road to LENR goes through high pressure physics. This specialized field is a very difficult one because the means to experiment in this field takes imagination and luck. But the proof that high pressure chemistry can produce heat from nuclear processes is found beyond any question inside the cores of planets.
If you take a look at the latest data from the Pluto flyby, you can see another cosmological mystery rear its head that can be well explained by metalized hydrogen and compressed water as a LENR heat source.
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There is a tremendous amount of heat coming from the interior of Pluto and its small satellite; so much so, that the surface of Pluto is resurfaced by the eruption of ice from the interior of Pluto. Also there is a constant replenishment of the nitrogen atmosphere of Pluto from the interior.
The standard causes given for planetary heat production do not apply to Pluto, that being heat from the sun, radioactive decay, and friction caused by tidal stretching. Pluto should be a cold dark rock floating alone in outer space without any means of producing energy, but miraculously it does and it does it on its own hook.
Furthermore, there is evidence that other smaller free standing bodies in the Kuiper belt sometimes called the Edgeworth–Kuiper belt, are at the far edge of the solar system are producing their own internal heat.
Ceres is another supposedly frozen world that has a liquid core. That core has produced an ice volcano 3 miles high made of salt from the boiling hot salt sea that rolls under its frozen surface. There are a dozen craters whose bottoms are filling with salt as the water from the salted sea at its core rise to the surface and evaporate into the vacuum of space.
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Many more examples of this mysterious thermal process abound throughout the solar system; although to date most KBOs still appear spectrally featureless due to their faintness, there have been a number of successes in determining their composition. In 1996, Robert H. Brown et al. obtained spectroscopic data on the KBO 1993 SC, revealing its surface composition to be markedly similar to that of Pluto, as well as Neptune's moon Triton, possessing large amounts of methane ice. Even our moon has a liquid core.
Now being so informed, LENR theory seems to be converging on a special form of metastable hydrogen produced in the fractured lattice of metals. The question remains is what kind of hydrogen are we looking for. The evidence from the heat produced inside these dwarf planets can now well inform are conclusions.
In order to reproduce this nuclear heat source from chemistry, ways that produce the huge pressures inside these cold planets must be found. Experiment over these last 27 years have shown the way to do this seems to lay in nanotechnology and lattice compression of gases inside metal lattice imperfections and of course cavitation.
This new science handmaiden to LENR is not contrary to existing science, it is just new, obscure, and largely unexplored. The naysayers really don’t know everything that the universe can do, but arrogance and the certitude of Know-It-All-ism abounds in human nature.