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Too Hot to Handle : the Race for Cold Fusion.

Author: F E Close
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
Series: Princeton legacy library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Close, a leading physicist and talented popular science writer, reveals the true story of the cold fusion controversy--a story ignored until now in spite of the glare of publicity surrounding Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons. On March 23, 1989, these two Utah scientists held an astonishing press conference, maintaining that they had succeeded, working in secret, in harnessing atomic fusion. What was the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Close, Frank.
Too Hot to Handle : The Race for Cold Fusion.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014
Named Person: Martin Fleischman; Stanley Pons; Stanley Pons
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F E Close
ISBN: 9781400861606 1400861608
OCLC Number: 884013067
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages)
Contents: Cover; I. Genesis ; II. Deuteronomy ; III. Revelations ; Appendices.
Series Title: Princeton legacy library.

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Frank Close, a leading physicist and talented popular science writer, reveals the true story of the cold fusion controversy--a story ignored until now in spite of the glare of publicity surrounding Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons. On March 23, 1989, these two Utah scientists held an astonishing press conference, maintaining that they had succeeded, working in secret, in harnessing atomic fusion. What was the basis for their claims to have achieved cold fusion in a test tube in a basement laboratory, while other scientists--using magnets as big as houses and temperatures hotter than thos.

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