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Actually, the only place that cold fusion cooled down was in the press, as a result of scientific dogma. Please understand though, I’m not using word “dogma” disparagingly. Dogma is a necessary evil, especially in science, to help root out errors and sometimes outright fraud. Most would agree that cold fusion suffers from its namesake. It’s an oxymoron at best, and that name helped the orthodoxy declare it to be either a hoax or at the very least, bad science. Fusion is hot, never cold. However, to deflect the wrath of dogma, the new preferred name is Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions, or LENR. But some writers stubbornly still put the old term in their titles!

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