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E-Cat: The Future of Electricity Generation?

January 6, 2012
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Last May, this column reported advances made in small modular reactor technology as a follow-up to a description of a fusion concept for electricity generation in a May 2007 article. Please accept my apology for totally missing the newest approach that has reached the world scene. Demonstrated Oct. 28, 2011, at Italy’s University of Bologna, “E-Cat” is a type of cold fusion, or low-energy nuclear reaction, that is as controversial as anything considered by world scientists.
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