Too Hot to Handle
The Race for Cold FusioneBook - 2014
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.
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton : 2014
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (387 pages)