[ExI] [wta-talk] MIT boffins crack fusion plasma snag

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 17:06:00 UTC 2008

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 5:44 AM, hkhenson <hkhenson at rogers.com> wrote:
> I would like to make the point that space based solar power *is* fusion.
>  Gravity confined fusion.

Yes, I appreciate that. In fact, the only problem with gravity
confinement as opposed to inertia or electromagnetic confinement is
that it does not make it really easy to build portable minireactors
that can be switched on and off at will... :-)

But of course the objection is that this may be a secondary point when
we have a large scale reactor available for free not too far from
earth, especially when the limitations and troubles connected with its
utilisation on planetary surfaces and through an atmosphere are

Stefano Vaj

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