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Cold Fusion: A Case Study for Scientific Behavior
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Cold Fusion: A Case Study for Scientific Behavior

Do you need the temperatures found in stars to get atoms to fuse together and release torrents of energy? That's what the textbooks say. But in 1989, two scientists announced they'd produced nuclear fusion at room temperature.

Had they? Not a chance, say most scientists. But others, as you’ll see below, are sure cold fusion is real.

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