Not everything sucks today, potential Fusion breakthrough

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  1. Murcielago

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    http://www.forbes.com/sites/william...breakthrough-that-could-change-world-forever/

    Lockheed Martin, the industrial conglomerate based in Bethesda, MD with close ties to the U.S. Department of Defense, is claiming to have made a major breakthrough in nuclear fusion, which could lead to development of reactors small enough to fit on the back of a truck within a decade.


    In the simplest terms, nuclear fission breaks a single atom into two whereas nuclear fusion combines two atoms into one.


    Fusion, the holy grail of nuclear power, creates three to four times as much energy as fission. More importantly, fusion’s key advantage over fission is that it does not produce cancer-causing radioactive waste.




    More at the link, this could be major
     
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    Screw that ... wake me up when they find single moms who need sex too!
     
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    Prometheus
     
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    will i need a squaty potty?
     
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    Wow... I read a rumor about this about a week ago when oil prices started to crash. Totally wrote it off at the time... let me see if I can find it....
     
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    Big deal, Those cars have been around for at least 25 years![​IMG]
     
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    Is that a reference to another round of "Guess the Race?"
     
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    Look out here it comes! Fusion!

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    It's pretty ingenious how they're approaching the development of this technology in such a way that it can paired with the utility companies' existing power plants and other infrastructure.
     
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    Just sign out of Dawgs and view as a guest.

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    Didn't read.
    Whats the downside?
    Toxic waste.....and suitcase bombs?
     
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    Oh, and how mind-blowingly surreal would it be if I were able to tell my grandkids someday that I first heard about one of the greatest advances in human history while hanging at the DawgShed?

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    Believe it or not, kind of just the opposite.
     
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    By the way, this story is Howard related because he understands that it's this kind of technology which helped to power the "Star Trek Enterprise".

    Retard.
     
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    as soon as they figure out how to enslave us using fusion, they will make it available to the public. :yay:


    if indeed this has happened, it's amazing and will bring great benefits. i also believe in santa claus so...
     
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    ahhh





    "his team had been working on fusion energy at Lockheed’s Skunk Works program for the past four years, but decided to go public with the news now to recruit additional partners in industry and government to support their work."


























    yeah, they're real close. :jj:
     
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