RE: Fusion Reactors

From: Glenn Morton (glenn.morton@btinternet.com)
Date: Sun Sep 08 2002 - 22:33:24 EDT

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    Walter Hicks wrote:
    >Glenn Morton Writes :
    >
    >Think of the things for which petroleum or natural gas is the base.
    >Airplane travel, Fertilizers(made from petroleum and natural gas) and
    >insecticides(made from petroleum) for crops, plastics, distribution of food
    >and raw material.
    >
    >But nuclear fusion cannot be used in these applications all that fusion
    would do is offload electrical power
    >generation from consuming it's portions of oil.

    Bull. If we had the kind of energy available from Fusion, we could
    (inefficiently) spend it creating the carbon chains required for gasoline
    etc. or for creating hydrogen for that wonderful hydrogen economy everyone
    speaks of.

    glenn

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