If I read Darden's status email correctly both Rossi and Fabiani were to be present for the 3rd so called 'independent' test (Lugano) the entire time with the other professors showing up on occasion. This is getting to be too much.
I feel fooled if it is confirmed as I defended the test based on the limited presence of Rossi's team...
It have to be confirmed, because it is a huge, not only about the independence of the test, but even more on the ethic of the test team.
Additionally, the reactor seems to have gained 100 grams in Lugano (even with the leads cut off), if Darden's comments are correct. I wonder if IH has an accurate weight recorded somewhere for the reactor before it left for Switzerland.
It is an interesting remark, to be confirmed.
If confirmed it may give credibility to some claim the reactor was painted, covered, or filled, in a way that is not reported.
3) We also have the UNSWORN declaration (NOT affidavit) of Levi (contrary to IHFB's incorrect characterization of 'sworn' - though he does 'declare' in the end, this does not hold legal weight as is, I believe), that says: "It is my personal belief that Mr. [Uzi] Sha was offering to pay me in order to recant my support for the results contained in the Lugano Report." and in summary "As a result of this telephone conversation and the previous conversations... I feel harassed, threatened and coerced into doing something that I do not wish to do."
I feel Levi's emotion, awkward. If I had make a so clear error, or simply be afraid to have done so, I would take such proposal differently, more like the occasion to save my honour, by confirming or correcting, my position.
Since long I don't understand, after MFMP and many, bashed the Lugano report with credible claims, that Levi's team did not make new test with better protocol...
If they believe in their work, they should be confident.
If they are unsure, they should be demanding for such test...
Maybe am I naive when I don't understand.
2 shade of grey may apply.