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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Breaking News: Thursday Night, several scientists in California have disappeared and the only evidence at the scene was several crude oil footprints.
    Nah, we still need crude for small footprint uses and plastics. However, everything was covered in soot.<hint><hint>

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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Of course it does. In no way do I propose cutting off our current methods of energy until this is proven, tested, and in place.



    Natural occurring or not, they are just not going to produce energy to scale of demand, and don't have the applications that this has....Plus, unlike the current proponents of wind/solar, I am not calling for cutting off petroleum based energy before this is ready....
    Well I'm glad your not calling for cutting off oil. Nor did anything you said cause me to think you had, but you seemed to dismiss other forms of renewable energy with your declaration that "this" is where our attention needs to be. And I don't believe that wind and sun need to be a competitor to this developing energy. They can and should co-exist. It's crude that needs to eventually go the way of (back to) the dinasaurs.
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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Well I'm glad your not calling for cutting off oil. Nor did anything you said cause me to think you had, but you seemed to dismiss other forms of renewable energy with your declaration that "this" is where our attention needs to be. And I don't believe that wind and sun need to be a competitor to this developing energy. They can and should co-exist. It's crude that needs to eventually go the way of (back to) the dinasaurs.
    Wind and Solar are great suppliments but they were never meant to be sole sources for an entire city. The reason why coal plants are more desireable than nuclear power plants is coal plants can ramp up and ramp down far easier.

    Haven't really researched this new technology much so will have to take some time and look into it.

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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

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    Wind and Solar are great suppliments but they were never meant to be sole sources for an entire city. The reason why coal plants are more desireable than nuclear power plants is coal plants can ramp up and ramp down far easier.

    Haven't really researched this new technology much so will have to take some time and look into it.
    Here's a good article describing the process: Big leap for fusion: more energy produced than spent igniting fuel | Ars Technica

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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    This is very cool....And it is 'clean energy' I can get behind producing...I think we should go after this like the race to the moon in the 60s.....Remarkable.
    I think we should install local, on home, solar PV and local, on home, Wind generators like the race to the moon. Local energy, local jobs, local economic boosts all over the Nation that chooses to implement "Renewables" on a massive scale and repair economies at the local level, not the "Bankster" level. I read the article carefully and although hopeful for fusion, the whole Nuke Industry has left an aftertaste of lies and deception and truly dangerous waste for over 50 years. This is not the time to buy the old "Trust me" narrative.

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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    Wind and Solar are great suppliments but they were never meant to be sole sources for an entire city. The reason why coal plants are more desireable than nuclear power plants is coal plants can ramp up and ramp down far easier.

    Haven't really researched this new technology much so will have to take some time and look into it.
    Nothing I've posted suggests wind and solar is/should be/could be stand alone.
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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    My home is solar powered 17 years now. It works swimmingly. The people critical of solar power have never used it. I am surrounded by people with solar homes, none of which would go back to the dependency and occasionally problematic, let alone expensive grid power they left. Free from the potential spying and increased control of the smart meter.
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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Breaking News: Thursday Night, several scientists in California have disappeared and the only evidence at the scene was several crude oil footprints.
    "You can't blame for this one."

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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    The goal of the NIF has nothing to do with generating nuclear power. It is a front for weapons research.
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    Re: The lasers fuelling hopes of unlimited, clean nuclear energy

    Quote Originally Posted by RogueWarrior View Post
    The goal of the NIF has nothing to do with generating nuclear power. It is a front for weapons research.
    Do tell.
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