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Offline Joe L. Ogan

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Did any of you see the demonstration on CNN which was called Home Fusion today?  I assume that he means Cold Fusion.  It appeared to work.  If this is true, this is a rather significant discovery.  I can not believe that it is getting so little attention.  You may see comments about it on Google at "Demonstration of Fusion on CNN."  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan


 

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Did any of you see the demonstration on CNN which was called Home Fusion today?  I assume that he means Cold Fusion.  It appeared to work.  If this is true, this is a rather significant discovery.  I can not believe that it is getting so little attention.  You may see comments about it on Google at "Demonstration of Fusion on CNN."  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan

http://amfix.blogs.cnn.com/2010/07/05/nuclear-fusion-the-holy-grail-of-green-energy/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_amfix+%28Blog%3A+amFIX%29

Key phrase "next step raising 200-400 million dollars" @2:30

Looks like a variant of the "perpetual motion" nutter / con-man to me.
« Last Edit: 06/07/2010 00:03:22 by RD »
 

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It's not easy to build a fusion reactor at home, but it's possible.  The problem is that no one has been able to get more energy out of such a reactor than they put in to power it, so you lose energy by running one of these reactors.  If he had got around that problem, we almost certainly would be hearing about him on the front page of CNN (and every other news outlet). 
 

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"I assume that he means Cold Fusion. "
Cold in the very real sense of an energy equivalent to something like a hundred million degrees.
Cool, certainly; but not cold.

It's not perpetual motion- it uses fuel and makes heat just like the sun.

If all you want to do is warm up your room then one of these things is already an "overunity" device.
The problem is that for a few  thousand dollars you can get something that draws 1000 watts from the mains and delivers 1000.0000001 watts of heat - the extra zillionth of a watt is supplied by fusion.
Getting from that to something that produces any useful output is a big challenge.
On the other hand, his system probably produces more fused atoms per dollar than IETR or JET.
http://www.iter.org/
http://www.jet.efda.org/

« Last Edit: 06/07/2010 20:09:16 by Bored chemist »
 

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