BloJJ

Adventures of a multidimensional freak

This is Juan Julián Merelo Guervós English-language blog. He teaches computer science at the University of Granada, in southern Spain. Come back here to read about politics, technology, with a new twist

Latest comments

  • voyance par telephone audiotel en Sex is the mother of invention
  • Sanjna Sharma en About conference poster design and defense
  • Nisha Arora en About conference poster design and defense
  • seoexpert en About conference poster design and defense
  • seoexpert en About conference poster design and defense
  • ashly doll en About conference poster design and defense
  • incredibles 2 quotes en What are they afraid of?
  • happy wheels en Automatic detection of trends in time-stamped sequences: an evolutionary approach available online
  • ludo king en What is informal distributed evolutionary computation?
  • funny jokes en Compute the number of cites in Google Citations
  • Blogs Out There

    Nelson Minar's Blog
    Jeremy Zawodny's Blog
    Kottke
    Complexes, Carlos Gershenson's blog
    IlliGAL, Genetic Algorithms blog
    Blogging in the wind, Víctor R. Ruiz's blog


    Atalaya, my Spanish language blog
    Geneura@Wordpress, our research group's blog.
    My home page

    Old stories


    Creative Commons License
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
    Blogalia

    Stats
    Inicio > Historias > Brand new fusion hoax?

    Brand new fusion hoax?

    There is something I learnt in the University cafeteria: if some scientific discovery is hailed first in the press than in a peer-reviewed journal, it's probably a hoax.
    If that's an axiom, then this story about a freshman managing hot fusion in his spare time published in a local newspaper is probably a hoax.
    You only have to look at the picture of the lightbulb in the TV to confirm that feeling. If you want more confirmation, just read the article: he's managed to detect 4 neurons more than the usual 36 neurons due to background radiation. Does that sound like standard deviation to somebody?
    What strikes me is that lots of people seem to have believed it.
    However, there's been an interesting discussion at Slashdot, from where I gather that a) it could be possible, and b) it's completely unpractical.

    2003-09-18 19:20 | 0 Comment(s) | Filed in

    Referencias (TrackBacks)

    URL de trackback de esta historia http://blojj.blogalia.com//trackbacks/11450

    Comentarios

    Nombre
    Correo-e
    URL
    Dirección IP: 54.167.230.68 (de5db2d247)
    Comentario
    ¿Cuánto es: diez mil + uno?

    © 2002 - 2008 jmerelo
    Powered by Blogalia