In reply to Brian Ahern's message of Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:24:09 +0000:
>I did not mean to discredit Mel's work. I am sure it was well done, but it is
>difficult to measure 100mWatts of excess energy when Gerald Pollack says that
>amount of energy can simply be stored in the water from background
>The lack of ionizing radiation is a great hurdle to advancing CF in light of
>Mills. Mills says that the mass spec data for He-4 could just as well be D2*
>(deep Dirac level ) That would have a reduced mass over D2.
The difference between D2 and He4 is 23.8 MeV. The difference between D2 & D2*
is less than 1 MeV (?). I'm not sure a mass spec would even be able to detect
the difference between the latter two, considering that it takes quite a
sensitive one to detect the difference between the former two.
Robin van Spaandonk
local asymmetry = temporary success