Chapter 1. Introducing ColdFusion

In 1989, two chemists, Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons, claimed that their research had uncovered a phenomenon that promised to solve the world’s energy problems. What they claimed to have accomplished was nothing short of astonishing: that they had achieved nuclear fusion at room temperature. They called their discovery cold fusion. Unfortunately, the scientific community at large dismissed their findings because no one was ever able to reproduce the results claimed in the original experiment. Oh wait, wrong book...

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