Should There be Public Funding of LENR Research? [Update: Rossi Says Why Not]

It has been interesting to look at some of the recent comments on the Journal of Nuclear Physics where readers are discussing the public funding of LENR. Most commenters seem to be in favor of putting taxpayer money into the LENR research, citing examples of public funding for fundamental research, space programs and the nuclearRead more

When COP Really is Greater Than 1

This guest post was submitted by ECW reader Ancientukscientist In our quest for “free energy” and “over-unity” machines, it’s easy to get confused – especially in a sea of obfuscation and deceitful stuff which fills the Internet. So – I thought this little “reality reminder” might be useful for everyone… Probably, most scientifically-based people areRead more

MFMP Progress on New Powder Cell

I chatted with Bob Greenyer at the Martin Fleischmann Memorial Project just recently and he gave me an update about the work they are currently doing on their new powder cell. Below is a report and videos. We have some really nice videos of the New powder cell and work on the sparker.These really show people whatRead more

Blacklight Power’s Randell Mills Interview: Product Deployment ‘Very Quickly’

The following was sent by ECW reader optiongeek — edited and expanded by myself. Sterling Allan recently interviewed Blacklight Power founder Dr. Randall Mills for his Greater Things program on the Rense Radio network. Allan’s summarizing comment: “phenomenally exciting”. According Mills, rapid engineering advancements by multiple partners firms will allow him to deliver his 250kW to 10MW units inRead more

Free Energy Could Destroy the Planet — The Most Powerful Argument Against LENR?

I’d like to thank Fortyniner for sharing the following article which I believe may turn out to contain the most potent argument against the proliferation of LENR technology in the long run. Mike Adams, founding editor of Natural News writes an article titled “Real global warming could be unleashed by a hidden technology most peopleRead more

Trailer to “Andrea Rossi: Revolution” Film Released

For the last year or so Thomas Florek, a New Jersesy-based computer programmer, filmmaker, musician and radio host has been publishing video clips from a conversation he has had with Andrea Rossi. Now he has announced that he will be releasing a full-length film titled “Andrea Rossi: Revolution”, and has published a trailer for theRead more

Defkalion Update

I’d like to thank ECW reader Len Fusioneer for sharing this comment which I thought should be in its own post I wrote to Defkalion: Good day, I am interested in your company’s status and don’t trust the internet to provide accurate information. I am a LENR researcher and have recently learned of your possibleRead more

Phonon Energy Working With Seattle University on Cold Fusion [Update: Defkalion Connection]

There’s an interesting YouTube video that was published on June 30 by a organization called Phonon Energy in which the company’s CEO, David Daggett, introduces his company and discusses plans to work with Seattle University in the field of cold fusion/LENR on developing a prototype boiler. He covers a little of the history of coldRead more

Rossi Comments on Humanitarian Commitment

In Mats Lewan’s book An Impossible Invention there’s an interesting account of how Andrea Rossi, in prison, made a vow to God that if he could bring his E-Cat project to fruition that he would commit on half of his monetary gain for the care of children with cancer whose families were unable to affordRead more

How Close Might we be?

On the Journal of Nuclear Physics today, a reader named Andrew asked a question of Andrea Rossi that I am sure many of us would echo — but maybe not want to ask outright: Dr Andrea Rossi, For all of those people that support, believe and cheer for you, why don’t you give back aRead more

Independence! (4th of July Thread)

Here in the United States it’s the 4th of July — Independence day. I’ll be tied up with festivities most of the day, but thought I’d open up a thread on the theme of independence as it pertains to the topic we focus on here. The way I see it, one of the most importantRead more

Dean Kamen Sees Stirling Engines Replacing Grid as Power Source Within a Decade

Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway personal transporter and numerous other devices (mainly in the medical field) is working on developing a generator that could help people say goodbye to the grid as we know it. Forbes has an article by Christopher Helman about a Stirling engine-based generator called the Beacon that can produce continuousRead more