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Industrial Heat sinks money into E-cat cold fusion “technology”

It’s been a little while since we heard what was happening with the E-cat cold fusion machine. You’ll recall it was HIGHLY questionable and HIGHLY implausible. See all stories here. It still has not been proven to work. But it appears there is an investor who has bought the rights to the technology. Dubious Cold…

E-Cat Cold fusion device passes test

Do you remember the Rossi E-cat machine? It was featured in Popular Science and debunked by skeptics. Now, a new study is out. Let’s take a peek. Hmm… Finally! Independent Testing Of Rossi’s E-Cat Cold Fusion Device: Maybe The World Will Change After All – Forbes. I haven’t posted about Rossi and his E-Cat since…

Pop Sci features Rossi and his cold fusion ‘pie in the sky’

Here is a feature from Popular Science about Rossi’s free energy claims. Can Andrea Rossi’s Infinite-Energy Black Box Power The World–Or Just Scam It? | Popular Science. On January 14, 2011, a 61-year-old Italian inventor named Andrea Rossi staged a spectacular demonstration. In a warehouse in Bologna, he switched on a strange contraption that looked…

$1 million (and more) if the ECAT really works

Dick Smith offers $1 million for proof of cold fusion technology | Australian Skeptics Australian Skeptics patron, Dick Smith, will give $1,000,000, with no strings attached, to an Italian inventor if he can prove his cold fusion invention works. “I do not want to know how the unit operates, nor to have a share in…

Skepticism about E-CAT device from an engineer

Mystery blue box sank ‘cold fusion’ for Dick Smith The engineer charged by entrepreneur Dick Smith with examining the plausibility of “cold fusion” technology being spruiked by a NSW retiree has detailed a string of reasons why he believes the mooted invention is flawed. Aerospace engineer Ian Bryce said sloppy procedures, shoddy set up and…

Skeptical challenge to Rossi’s E-cat

Oz skeptic offers prize if Rossi’s E-cat works • The Register. Australian entrepreneur, philanthropist, skeptic, aviator and eccentric Dick Smith has offered $AU200,000 for proof that the Andrea Rossi “energy catalyzer” actually works. The E-cat is purportedly a cold fusion device which – stop laughing, you down the back – attaches hydrogen atoms to nickel…

Inventor of E-cat reactor pitches to officials in Massachusetts

Hope, skepticism for cold fusion – Business – The Boston Globe. The Italian scientist who says he has developed the world’s first cold fusion reactor – a claim that has been hotly contested in scientific circles – visited the State House last week to explore the prospects for developing and manufacturing the device in Massachusetts.…