Modern Alchemy: the E-cat by Andrea Rossi

2021-03-14T13:02:04+01:006 May 2014|Categories: Chemistry and Physics|Tags: , , , , |

For modern science, the realization of cold fusion would be the equivalent of the philosopher's stone for the ancient alchemists, or the tool by which they claimed to be able to transform poor metals into gold and silver. To the present day, the real challenge is to fuse two atoms and get a bigger one, thus achieving nuclear fusion. Andrea Rossi, inventore dell’Energy Catalyzer (E-cat) claims to have succeeded and promises, thanks to its device, to wipe out all of humanity's energy problems in one fell swoop. Illustration depicting an alchemist at work. The E-cat would be able to transform hydrogen [...]