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2012-08-08 08:59:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online British chemist, Martin Fleischmann, who stunned the world with his claim of achieving nuclear fusion in a glass bottle in 1989, has died after a long illness. He was 85 years old. Nicholas Fleischmann, his son, said he died Friday, August 3, 2012, at his home in Tisbury, England. Fleischmann had suffered from Parkinson's disease for many years. Fleischmann was born in Czechoslovakia, but fled the country in 1938 after the Nazi...

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2010-03-21 12:55:00

A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of one of the largest scientific sessions on the topic "” "cold fusion" "” being held here for the next two days in the Moscone Center during the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). "Years ago, many scientists were afraid to speak about 'cold fusion' to a...

2006-03-08 09:02:36

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Purdue University is investigating complaints about a scientist who claimed to have achieved "cold fusion" using sound waves to make bubbles in a test tube, the university said on Wednesday. Nuclear engineer Rusi Taleyarkhan's work has been controversial since he published a study in 2002 claiming to have achieved the Holy Grail of energy production -- nuclear fusion at room temperature. Nuclear fusion is the...