Category Archives: Science Bits

Interesting tech & toys

Micro-Spherical Rain vs Flat Land and Fictional Sky

What can virga and the geometry of rain provide in the way of insight? Enough to matter, I think. Continue reading

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LENR / LANR in 1956?, Ponderomotive?

Did someone patent a Cold Fusion / LENR / LANR device in 1956? (Does it work?… looks easy to validate). Is this related to pondermotive forces? And what are pondermotives anyway? Continue reading

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Quantum Tunneling Water?

Talk about unsettling settled science… Some folks have found that water will quantum tunnel, sort of, and has a ‘new state of matter’… Continue reading

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US Navy Patent on LENR / LANR Particle Source

The US Navy claims to have control of LENR / LANR enough to give your choice of soft X-rays on up to neutrons and more. They even have a patent on it that goes into great detail on how to DIY. So I’m of the opinion that it works. Continue reading

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LENR Lithium Size Matters

A plausible mechanism by which “The Rossi Effect” might work, some directed speculation about what this might mean for other candidate systems, and a discussion of sizes of target species and crystal lattice constants. Continue reading

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10 Days To The Next Tease, Or ???

Rossi and the eCats sing the blues, or jazz it up? 10 days and counting… Continue reading

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LANR Laves metals fusion

An interesting observation on metal crystal structure and LENR / Cold Fusion, and the utility of Laves alloys. Plus some speculation about a potential dirt cheap alloy for LENR. Continue reading

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