Stronger evidence for desktop fusion
17:45 03 March 2004
NewScientist.com news service
Valerie Jamieson

The controversial claim that bubbles popping in a simple desktop experiment can produce nuclear fusion - the same process that powers the Sun - has been re-asserted by scientists.

In 2002, Rusi Taleyarkhan?'s team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory? in Tennessee, US caused a storm, when it announced it could make heavy hydrogen nuclei fuse by forcing tiny bubbles in acetone? to implode when blasted with sound waves - a process called sonofusion.

http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn4741 (external link)

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