Archives for March 2009

Twentieth Anniversary of the Announcement of Cold Fusion

Cold fusion was announced on March 23, 1980 at the University of Utah by Professors Fleischmann and Pons. A video of the press conferences is available at

Several articles about the history of cold fusion have been published recently. Here are two examples:

This one is notably negative and misinformed:

Meanwhile, cold fusion sessions are being held at this week’s American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in Salt Lake City:

Here is a press release from the ACS about the cold fusion session: