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By Hal Fox

From: NEN, Vol. 3, No. 9, February 1996, p. 3.

New Energy News (NEN) copyright 1996 by Fusion Information Center, Inc.
COPYING NOT ALLOWED without written permission.

The magazine, "Infinite Energy," sponsored the "Cold Fusion and New Energy Symposium" at the Cambridge Marriott Hotel on Saturday, January 20, 1996. An estimated 150 persons attended this annual event, previously held at MIT. Following is a brief report of the topics covered at this one day symposium. The next issue of Infinite Energy will have further details.

Introduction and Overview by Gene Mallove:

The meeting began with Eugene F. Mallove, editor of Infinite Energy, gave an introduction and overview of the growing field of cold fusion and new energy. As a part of the presentation, the following video clips were presented: Tom Passell of Electric Power Research Institute presented evidence of heavy involvement in nuclear reactions; a Clean Energy Technologies, Inc. video tape about the Patterson Power Cell [TM] (PPC); and Dennis Cravens' PPC presentation at the SOFE '95 conference held in Champaign, IL, in October, 1995.

Jed Rothwell, a contributing editor to Infinite Energy, and a member of the Cold Fusion Research Advocates, presented a detailed report of the latest public demonstration of the PPC, as given at the December PowerGen '95 conference in Anaheim, California. In addition to reporting on the details of the PPC demonstration, Rothwell made some pertinent comments about the business sales strategy for new energy devices. Widespread sales of non-exclusive license rights is highly recommended, together with a marking strategy that would participate in every available type of free advertising, such as through any of the many news media resources.

Mitchell R. Swartz presented his report, "Impact of Technologic Advances," particularly as accomplished by Jet Technology (a company founded by Swartz). Swartz presented some excellent information about the progress Jet Technology has been making in the development and detailed understanding of the processes involved in cold fusion. Swartz has several patents pending for important cold fusion technology. He also has several papers being peer-reviewed for publication. Mitchell Swartz must be considered one of the foremost self-funded cold fusion researchers in the world. We look forward to the review of his important publications. We expect that his papers will shed further light into the basic mechanism(s) that are responsible for the cold fusion phenomena. Jet Technology is among those companies that highly deserve the support of the venture capital community.

James Patterson, Hal Puthoff and Paul Czysz appeared and presented information via the video, "It Runs on Water." Patterson talks about his early work (pre-1989) in finding anomalous heat and his approach to the development of the PPC. Hal Puthoff predicts that new energy sources will be found.

During lunch the Canadian Broadcast Company's video of "Too Close to the Sun" was played. Of historical interest are the negative comments by Frank Close and also by John Maddox, the editor of "Nature." The negative assurance of Close and Maddox made a strong contrast to the successful reports of new energy sources presented at this symposium.

James L Griggs reported on his latest developments of HydroDynamics' newest versions of the Hydrosonic Pump. Commercially being produced and installed to provide lower-cost hot water or steam, the latest pumps provide COP (Coefficient of Performance) of 130 to 150 percent. Griggs reported on a recent signing of a joint research effort with NASA at Huntsville which includes independent efficiency measures of the operation of the hydrosonic pump.

Hal Fox, together with Gene Mallove, made the first public presentation of the research results of the "Cincinnati Group." This group of privately-funded researchers prefer to remain anonymous for the present. Two important discoveries have been made by the Cincinnati group: the amelioration of radioactive materials and a new method for heat production at very high temperatures. Hal Fox related the role that he has played for the past two years in advising and encouraging this group in their remarkable new discoveries. The Cincinnati group asked that the following information be presented: A patent application was filed on December 23, 1995, relating to a process by which natural radioactivity is greatly reduced by the use of a specially designed reactor. Demonstrations of the ability to reduce radioactivity are being arranged with a government contractor hired to cleanup one of the many U.S. government radioactive sites.

Mallove showed a video clip of the Cincinnati group's discovery of a new means of producing a high-temperature with miniature "fire ball." The video shows an input 70-watt device creating a high-temperature and melting the surface of a ceramic tile (which melts at about 4500F). Another video clip shows the same process being used on a piece of quartz and the melting of a copper penny. The preliminary calculations indicate that excess heat of about ten times the input electric energy is being produced. The low-budget work of these researchers deserves the immediate attention of the financial community!!!

Hal Fox also made a short presentation of the "Commercialization of Cold Fusion" in which he cites cold fusion projects (such as the Patterson Power Cell) that are being commercialized. Also presented was a brief description of the Shoulders' high-density charge dusters' ability to tap space energy (U.S. Patent 5,018,180). This technology is expected to become a major method of producing low-cost electrical energy. The third important energy development is the mechanical energy produced by the Takahashi super motor. (See also the presentation by Chris Tinsley.) Fox reported that these three technologies are being or are expected to be commercialized during 1996-97. All three of these technologies deserve substantial funding by the investment community due to their capability to produce very large returns on investment, encouraged Hal Fox,

Keith Johnson, an MIT professor, reported in detail on his cold fusion patent where latent heat of water is one of the heat-producing sources. Johnson also played a clip from his forthcoming "cold fusion movie", "Breaking Symmetry." This movie captures some of the realistic drama behind the discovery and controversy of cold fusion and other scientific discoveries.

Christopher P. Tinsley, from Nottingham, UK, (and a contributing editor to Infinite Energy) presented information about his efforts to prove the over-unity heat-producing capability of the Potapov water-vortexing tube. He showed pictures of dozens of these devices being produced in Moldavia. All U.S. tests of this interesting device failed to show over-unity heat production. In addition, Tinsley showed a video clip of a ride on the Sciex Magnet Powered Scooter. Sciex, Ltd. is the U.K. company that plans to build the Y.T. magnets invented by Y. Takahashi. As previously reported in this newsletter, the super magnet has been used as the central element in a super motor that has a reported efficiency of over 300 percent. Tinsley showed shots of the motor installed in a moped or motor scooter.

A video film clip: "Magnetic Motor Development" made by Fuji Television in 1993 was shown to the audience.

Paul A LaViolette made a presentation on "Loopholes in the First Law - Cosmic Evidence?" See page 17 in this issue an article by Paul LaViolette, "Brown Dwarf Discovery Confirms Theory of Spontaneous Energy Generation." For further work of Paul LaViolette, the reader may want to read "Beyond the Big Bang, Ancient Myth and the Science of Continuous Creation," a 1995 book by Paul A. LaViolette. [FIC purchased a copy of this book and will review it in a future newsletter.]

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