NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) University of Washington scientists quoted with regard to their fusion experiment. Report introduced.
(Studio: Robert Bazell) Impt. of duplication of fusion experiment by different labs. discussed; details given, scenes shown. [USSR RESEARCHER - (thru translator) says his laboratory also had similar results.] Experiment's originators Stanley Pons &Martin Fleischmann quoted with regard to conclusions. University of Arizona physicist Jan Rafelski, originally skeptical of conclusions, noted now asserting that result of experiment is indeed fusion. Possibility that new energy source has been created noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Robert Bazell) Commercial application of fusion discussed.
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