Transmutations – the alchemists are back

500 years ago, alchemists tried to make gold from other elements – a process called transmutation – by the use of a magic stone called  philosopher stone. Modern science told us this cannot be possible. At the university we have learned  that no nuclear reactions should be possible under normal (mild) reaction conditions. Only under very high temperatures, such as in plasma, elements would fuse and convert to other elements.

Now, more and more evidence has been accumulated that transmutation, the conversion of elements into other elements, might be possible even under mild conditions.

Edmund Storms, a cold fusion scientist, quotes in his 2007 book “Science of Low Energy Nuclear Reaction: A Comprehensive Compilation of Evidence and Explanations about Cold Fusion”  81 references that support transmutations, even cases of transmutations in biological cells.  Just recently, last week interesting transmutation results by Mitsubishi have been presented at CERN. Andrea Rossi, inventor of the e-cat energy device, claims that he fuses nickel with hydrogen to make copper.

There are far too many reports that it can be simply based on errors or bad science. Looking at all of these reports, we can only raise our eyebrows. It is far away for what we have ever been told by mainstream science. Can it be possible ? It seems, looking at all the scientific papers that evidence is robust for transmutations. Transmutations of elements would also be a clear evidence that nuclear reactions indeed take place under mild conditions as claimed by the cold fusion people. Interestingly, abnormal isotope ratios are obtained, different from reactions at hot fusion conditions, and hardly any radiation is observed. This means there must be a previously unknown reaction path to explain these results.

CERN presentations

Mitsubishi results

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Christian Schumacher

Dr. Christian Schumacher is the founder and managing director of StepChange Innovations GmbH, a technology development and consulting firm based in Germany. He has more than 20 years of experience in the chemical industry with global players such as Hoechst AG and DyStar Textilfarben GmbH as head of R&D, senior regional business manager Asia Pacific, head of e-commerce, head of marketing services, new product development manager and R&D chemist.

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