Re: Fusion Reactors

From: Walter Hicks (wallyshoes@mindspring.com)
Date: Sun Sep 08 2002 - 16:06:29 EDT

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    Glenn Morton wrote:

    > 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.

    Point well taken, Glenn. My hat goes off.

    Walt

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    exist true but not provable statements.
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