Fusion Power?

Breakthrough?: Scientists say they have cleared technical hurdle in fusion research — The headline makes it look like a major breakthrough, but it is just one small step towards commercial fusion power.

Unlikely: Fusion Power: Will It Ever Come? (Science, 10 March 2006) — The full article is not available online, but it outlines a number of obstacles to producing electricity by fusion, and doing so cheaply. Fusion may not be the source of unlimited, cheap energy that some make it out to be.

[As long as the fusion reactors work in SimCity—the only computer game that really matters—I’ll be happy]

Grace and Peace

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