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What ever happened to "Cold Fusion"? I heard it never was able to be duplicated...?

....were Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann frauds, or did they actually develop something that actually happened? I also understand that some scientists duplicated PART of the original experiment (producing Helium 3 from dideuterium oxide).

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They might not have been frauds but they didn't take accurate lab notes. Guess thats what happens when you are on the cunning edge of science and take the shortcuts.

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Cause it never happened. It was a sham just like the South Korean guy who claimed he clone a human. Researchers aren't beyond reproach and as pure the wind driven snow as people would like to believe.

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They were frauds. Nuclear fusion is not possible at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. Their work wasn't duplicated, even by them.