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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    (Quote from Toffoli)

    The post is still valid, but nowadays a better synthesis on CF story should start from F&P and include the two EU projects HERMES and CleanHME.
    As for the AR adventure in CF, the most informed synthesis was provided IMO by Marianne…
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    (Quote from Mark U)

    Underlines added.

    February 4, 2011 (a few weeks after the January 14 public demo) – From http://22passi.blogspot.com/20…-al-prof-mauro-villa.html :

    22PASSI. So che è in corso il perfezionamento di un contratto di
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    (Quote from PhysicsForDummies)

    :) Yes, it looks similar, but the four things in JR's list are separated by periods, so they seem to be just synonyms or different aspects of one and only one thing, which is later called "moola" (1). In any case, a special…
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    (Quote from Toffoli)

    It's hard to establish the percentages within these two groups. I'd say in a first approximation that the absolute number of (exclusively) money-driven scientists is proportional to the funding available for the respective projects,…
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

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    For me, the truer finding from the whole CF activity is condensed in what was said by Stan Szpak: "scientists believe whatever you pay them to believe".

    These are some of the more interesting interpretations and corollaries…
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  • Ascoli65 Reacted with Like to interested observer’s post in the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    If there is something to be learned from the Rossi fiasco and even more from the world at large, it is that it is very difficult for people to be skeptical about something they strongly want to be true and it is almost impossible for people to be…
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    (Quote from Curbina)

    I know it. I never claimed he agreed with me in anything else. I just wrote: "But what matters is that neither you nor anyone else in the LENR field, except Robert Horst (1), has yet admitted that the FPE claimed by F&P in their 1992
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

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    Everyone talking about events that happened 30 years ago sounds like a broken record.
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    The foam in the 1992 boil-off experiment is only the most evident and best documented artifact which caused the most important FPE in the…
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

    (Quote from Bruce__H)

    Well, Rossi took inspiration from F&P. Any retrospective analysis should start with those who initiated this bizarre field of research in which experimental artifacts are misinterpreted as exotic nuclear phenomena that generate…
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  • Ascoli65 Replied to the thread Rossi-Blog Comment Discussion.

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    For two of the most authoritative supporters of the field, Rossi is put in the same box with F&P.
    Brian Josephson: http://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/1150242 (see transcript)
    Huw Price: https://aeon.co/essays/why-do-…ossibility-of-cold-fusion
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