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A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

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A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

#1 Post by kowalskil » March 15th, 2015, 4:01 pm

A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

Link to my article: http://csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/cf/reactor419.html

Feel free to share it with all who might be interested, especially with students.

Ludwik Kowalski, Ph.D.
Ludwik Kowalski, a retired nuclear physicist, and author of “Diary of a Former Communist,” at:

http://csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/life/intro.html

Writing this online document was a moral obligation to my parents, and to other victims of Stalinism.

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Re: A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

#2 Post by Tetenterre » March 16th, 2015, 9:16 am

I remain unconvinced because:
  • There is no evidence that a nuclear reaction occurred.
  • The demonstration failed when attempts were made to replicate it.
  • Scientific "discoveries" should be published in reputable journals, not e-books and websites.
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Re: A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

#3 Post by Dave B » March 16th, 2015, 9:33 am

Tetenterre wrote:I remain unconvinced because:
  • There is no evidence that a nuclear reaction occurred.
  • The demonstration failed when attempts were made to replicate it.
  • Scientific "discoveries" should be published in reputable journals, not e-books and websites.
+1

Especially regarding peer review and duplication. Seen so many such claims come to nothing over the years.

So what provides the exothermic energy in this "reactor"? It will take either giving the trick to others to duplicate or keeping it secret and this man becoming a) the richest man on Earth, or, b) dead at the hands of Russian energy oligarchs, to come near to onvincing me. Not that my opinion counts . . .
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#4 Post by Alan H » March 16th, 2015, 9:47 am

I don't understand it at all, but this is interesting: Cold fusion/Nickel-hydrogen system/Parkhomov
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Re: A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

#5 Post by Alan H » March 16th, 2015, 9:49 am

Alan Henness

There are three fundamental questions for anyone advocating Brexit:

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#6 Post by Dave B » March 16th, 2015, 9:59 am

Very interesting, Alan. I can recognise some of the potential errors and problems from experimental work that I have done. Careful inspection of the kit, before and after several runs, with equally careful analysis of results, especially differing results, was essential.

Get the impression from the article that only one run was made - if so, why? Takes a real bozo to base a theory on a single result!
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Re: A New Kind of a Russian Nuclear Reactor

#7 Post by Alan H » March 16th, 2015, 10:22 am

Dave B wrote:Get the impression from the article that only one run was made - if so, why? Takes a real bozo to base a theory on a single result!
Indeed. If you think you've just discovered something truly revolutionary, whilst you might want to tell the world about it, you'd also want to make sure you were right! Compare and contrast the announcement about superluminal nutrinos.
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#8 Post by Tetenterre » March 16th, 2015, 2:03 pm

Steve

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#9 Post by Dave B » March 16th, 2015, 3:52 pm

Yup, similar pattern to those cold fusion claims and others.

Part of me always hopes there is a genuine breakthrough. I was driving to see a friend whwn I first heard of the cold fusion news, got there late cos I stopped in a layby, too excited tp drive!
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