Dr Arata’-s experiment on cold fusion to be replicated in peer-reviewed scientific journal on/before 31 Dec 2009
This contract will settle (expire) at 100 ($10.00) if Dr Yoshiaki Arata’-s Cold Fusion experiment is replicated in a peer-reviewed scientifc journal on/before 31 Dec 2008.
The contract will settle (expire) at 0 ($0.00) if Dr Yoshiaki Arata’-s Cold Fusion experiment is NOT replicated in a peer-reviewed scientifc journal on/before 31 Dec 2008.
Details of the experiment can be found HERE.
Expiry will be based on publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, as reported by three independent and reliable media sources.
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Robin Hanson on recent developments
Robin Hanson created a “-Cold Fusion”- event derivative market in 1990.
Robin Hanson talked up cold fusion in his first prediction market paper.
Google News is mute.
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