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    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/10/american-chemical-society-news-release-on-cold-fusion/']The following is a news release that has been published by the American Chemical Society. This comes soon after the ACS publication Chemical and Engineering News published this article covering the current state of research and development in the LENR field. The text is taken from this news release titled “What the ‘cold fusion’ debacle […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/09/trump-and-energy-policy/']Readers here will know that this site is not normally a political forum, and I don’t intend to change the policy of discouraging political arguments, but I think when politics intersects with energy issues (the focus of the site); it is on-topic for ECW, so long as we don’t stray into heated arguments (off-topic). The […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/07/race-for-new-energy-technology-covered-in-chemical-and-engineering-news-lenr-suncell-e-cat/']Thanks to a number of people who have sent links about a new article published in the magazine Chemical and Engineering News, a publication of the American Chemical Society. The article is written by Steven K. Ritter an is titled “Cold fusion died 25 years ago, but the research lives on: Scientists continue to study […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/07/nasas-paper-measuring-thrust-from-emdrive-replication-has-leaked/']There’s an article on the ScienceAlert.com website that provides a link to an apparently leaked copy of a paper by a team from the NASA Johnson Space Center reporting on their testing of an EmDrive-like module. The EmDrive inventor, Roger Shawyer, claims his invention can produce thrust without any fuel or propulsion — something many […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/06/rossi-plans-two-presentations-of-quarkx-sweden-and-usa/']Over the last few weeks Andrea Rossi has been mentioning that he plans to hold what he has described as both a ‘presentation’ and ‘demonstration’ of the QuarkX reactor next year. He says he hopes it will take place around February — providing that the 5 Sigma goal for the QuarkX’s performance has been reached […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/06/new-quarkx-dimensions-show-decreased-power-density/']Recently on the Journal of Nuclear Physics Andrea Rossi responded to a question about the current dimensions of the QuarkX reactor. His response was: Andrea Rossi November 4, 2016 at 11:35 AM Wilson Ramos: length 2 cm Diam 0.6 cm Rating 20 W Warm Regards A.R. This compares with the internal report published by Andrea […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/05/brilliant-light-power-announces-first-sustaining-plasma-in-history/']Brilliant Light Power has posted videos from their recent Industry Day Event on their website here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw1e-SwMe6eJf4Rr32w2UybIWOJ2cODEQ BLP has also posted this Tweet: Brilliant Light Power, Inc has created the first sustaining plasma in the history of science. pic.twitter.com/hfDS53X57n — BrilliantLightPower (@BrilliantLight1) 4 November 2016[/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/03/doe-researchers-announce-discovery-of-loophole-in-second-law-of-thermodynamics/']Thanks to georgehants for posting about an announcement at the US Department of Energy’s  Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, Illinois that researchers have proposed a way to find a ‘loophole’ in the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The Second Law states that systems naturally degenerate from order to disorder, i.e. increase in entropy, and that energy is […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/11/02/about-e-cat-world/']This is a post in response to an article titled “The Pied Piper of Bologna: Andrea Rossi and the E-Cat Con” which mentions E-Cat World by Steven B. Krivit posted on New Energy Times here: http://newenergytimes.com/v2/sr/RossiECat/Andrea-Rossi-Energy-Catalyzer-Investigation-Index.shtml Steven Krivit writes “The Web site is maintained by Frank Ackland [sic], a man with no known affiliation or […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/31/is-tesla-taking-the-lead-in-democratizing-energy-production/']One of the fond hopes of many people who are supportive of LENR as a viable and affordable energy source is that it might provide the means for people to live off-grid. Many hold out hope that at some point LENR (in the form of the E-Cat or something similar) will allow for the domestic […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/29/report-from-brilliant-light-power-industry-day-event-tom-whipple/']UPDATE (Oct 29, 2016) A video of the Brilliant Light Power SunCell reactor in action has been posted, along with slideshows and other documents from the recent Industry Day event. The video is below: Slideshows and presentations from the Industry Day can be found at this link: http://brilliantlightpower.com/demonstration-days/ The following post has been submitted by […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/29/transitioning-to-the-future-tom-whipple/']The following post has been submitted by Tom Whipple Last Wednesday I had what may turn out to be a glimpse of mankind’s future in, of all places, New Jersey. Keep in mind that New Jersey was where Edison invented the light bulb, so the state has a track record of earth-shaking innovation. The venue […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/27/report-from-brilliant-light-power-industry-day-event-tom-whipple/']The following post has been submitted by Tom Whipple. I was up at BLP yesterday for their most recent demonstration and the unveiling of the new version of the SunCell. This time the event was slightly different in that it was called “Industry Day” and featured a range of speakers, not just Mills. BLP has […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/26/e-cat-plant-test-plan-fabio-penon/']The following text of the plan for testing the 1 MW plant written by Fabio Penon before the 1 year E-Cat plant test began, is taken from Exhibit 70 -1 from the docket of the Rossi v. IH Court case. This is a transcription of the document which can be found in the original at […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/25/new-exhibits-posted-in-rossi-v-industrial-heat-case-includes-list-of-plant-visitors-and-test-plan-by-penon/']Some new documents have been posted in the Rossi v. Industrial Heat case. My time is limited today so I don’t have time to go into a long analysis I will post the link to access the documents here here  and open this thread for discussion. The new documents are responses from the defendants to requests […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/25/early-2017-for-quarkx-presentation/']We’ve been here before, waiting for an E-Cat event. Since Andrea Rossi went public in 2011 there have been various events and reports that have been widely anticipated by people interested in the E-Cat, yet to date there has not really been the breakthrough that many observers have hoped for; namely, bulletproof evidence for his technology […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/24/university-lecture-on-mills-grand-unified-theory-of-classical-physics/']The following post has been submitted by Optiongeek Prof. Huub Bakker, a senior lecturer in engineering at Massey University, presented the following lecture on Randell Mills’ Grand Unified Theory of Classical Physics (GUTCP). Prof. Tony Signal, representing the Physics Dept., responded with a critical view. Prof. Bakker’s presentation is a survey of Mills’ 1800-page thesis […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/23/iceland-to-drill-hottest-hole-ever-to-tap-magma-for-energy-production/']New Scientist has an interesting article which reports on a project Iceland to drill the hottest hole on earth. See: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2109872-iceland-drills-hottest-hole-to-tap-into-energy-of-molten-magma/ Iceland lies over a rift in continental plates and this provides the nation with access to vast amounts geothermal energy which it is seeking to exploit for the benefit of its people. The Iceland […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/21/third-parties-in-rossi-v-ih-court-case-file-joint-motion-to-dismiss-counter-claims-against-them/']The third parties in the Rossi v. Industrial Heat case have filed a joint Motion to Dismiss counterclaims III, IV and Vthat Industrial Heat have filed against them. These parties are J.M. Products, Inc., Henry Johnson, James A. Bass, United States Quantum Leap, LLC, and Fulvio Fabiani. These third parties have been accused by IH […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/20/rossi-quarkx-commercialization-depends-of-5-sigma/']We mentioned recently here that Andrea Rossi is focusing hard on obtaining a 5 Sigma rating for his Quark X reactor (5 Sigma in physics being a probability that an event happening the same way every time is 99.9999%). It seem now that there is a very practical reason for striving to reach this goal: […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/19/new-process-discovered-to-convert-co2-to-ethanol/']A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory reports a technological breakthrough that could have an impact on some of the most perplexing environmental and energy issues of our day — how to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, how to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, and coming up with an efficient method […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/17/iccf20-presentation-validation-experiment-report-of-brillouin-hydrogen-hot-tube-by-michael-halem/']A video from the ICCF20 conference in Sendai, Japan has been uploaded to YouTube of a presentation Michael Halem of LENR-Invest, LLC, reporting on his experience trying to validate the Brillouin Hydrogen Hot Tube (HHT) in an experiment carried out at SRI headquarters in Berkeley, California. His goal was to find out if the HHT […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/15/rossi-v-ih-case-protective-order-issued-judge-strikes-upholds-affirmative-defenses/']Some new document has been published in the court case. One is an “ORDER granting Motion for Protective Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan on 10/14/2016” in which materials considered to be confidential by any party involved can be covered by a strict order of secrecy. The full order can be read here: […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/14/roger-shawyer-interviewed-about-the-emdrive-sees-his-invention-transforming-transportation-in-a-decade/']Roger Shawyer, the British inventor of the EmDrive, a exhaust-less thruster, has been interviewed by the IB Times. There is an article, with two videos at this link http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/emdrive-exclusive-roger-shawyer-confirms-mod-dod-interested-controversial-space-propulsion-tech-1586392 Here are some notes I took from watching the interview with Shawyer. Eric Laithwaite claimed that a gyroscope could be used as a thruster. This got […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/14/lenr-researcher-stanislaw-szpak-dies/']Peter Gluck on his Ego Out website reported yesterday that Polish-American electrochemist Stanislaw Szpak, who worked at the US Navy’s SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific agency, has died at the age of 96. Szpak was a longtime researcher in the field of LENR/cold fusion, having become interested in the field following the Pons and Fleischmann announcement […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/14/rossi-litigation-to-last-at-least-one-year/']If anyone is hoping for a speedy conclusion to the Rossi v. Darden et al court proceedings, Andrea Rossi doesn’t share that expectation. On the Journal of Nuclear Physics today he was asked how long he though the litigation would last, and his response was “at least one year”. The proceedings have become more complex […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/11/new-experimental-report-from-tom-conover/']The document and comments have been submitted to me by Tom Conover, aka Wizkid Control Tests & Live Run Results: Tests Performed 10/09/2016 thru 10/10/2016 http://www.e-catworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/October-11-2016-Hydrogenation-Fuel-Mixture-Test-Results2.pdf To the readers: I read the temperature from 2 to 20 times per second. The way that I dropped the temperature during the run was that I controlled the […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/11/rossi-on-sigma-5-for-the-quarkx/']In a number of recent comments on the Journal of Nuclear Physics, Andrea Rossi has stated that in testing with the QuarkX reactor, they are approaching ‘Sigma 5’ levels of reliability. I asked Rossi what this meant in terms of the QuarkX. He replied: Andrea Rossi October 10, 2016 at 9:09 AM Frank Acland: In […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/10/hank-mills-on-untangling-the-rossi-effect-knot/']A new article by Hank Mills has been posted on the Looking for Heat website here: http://www.lookingforheat.com/rossis-knot-untangled-practical-mechanisms-for-the-induction-of-cold-fusion-in-metal-hydrides/ The is titled “Rossi’s Knot Untangled: Practical Mechanisms For The Induction of Cold Fusion in Metal Hydrides” and it contains Hank’s current thinking on what is required for replicators to achieve the Rossi Effect based on wide-ranging research […][/feedquote]
    [feedquote='E-Cat World','http://www.e-catworld.com/2016/10/09/anisotropic-magnets-produce-the-lenr-reaction-axil-axil/']The following post has been submitted by Axil Axil The posit of this post is that anisotropic magnets produce the LENR reaction because the unbalanced field lines being a monopole field produces magnetic field lines that tend to be twisted thus producing excitation in the nucleons via CP symmetry breaking. Having been excited, the proton […][/feedquote]