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Eugene Mallove

Scientist from United States of America

Eugene Franklin Mallove (June 9, 1947 – May 14, 2004) was a scientist, science writer, editor, and publisher of Infinite Energy magazine, and founder of the non-profit organization New Energy Foundation. He was a strong proponent of cold fusion, and a supporter of its research and related exploratory alternative energy topics, some of which are, at times, disparaged as "fringe science". Mallove authored Fire from Ice, a book detailing the 1989 report of table-top cold fusion from Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann at the University of Utah. Among other things, the book claims the team did produce "greater-than-unity" output energy in an experiment successfully replicated on several occasions, but that the results were suppressed through an organized campaign of ridicule from mainstream physicists, including those studying controlled thermonuclear fusion, trying to protect their research and funding. Mallove was murdered in 2004 while cleaning out his former childhood home, which had been rented out. Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the killing. The first trial resulted in a guilty plea to manslaughter in May 2012. Eugene Mallove held a BS (1969) and  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1947-06-09
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Science writer, Scientist

Education

Institution From To
Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Death

Date of death
2004-05-14
Cause of death
Murder

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