[ExI] State of California supporting Bussard fusion research?
thespike at satx.rr.com
Wed Jul 25 20:27:10 UTC 2007
At 08:24 AM 7/25/2007 -0700, giovanni santost <santostasigio at yahoo.com> wrote:
>I didn't look at the details of his fusion process but I'm sure he
>did his homework but I'm also sure there is a valid reason why the
>majority of scientists in the field are involved in ITER instead of
>Bussard's fusion program.
Institutional inertia, sunk costs especially by vast bureaucracies,
career paths. I don't think his approach has ever been claimed to be
based on a mistake. Unlike "cold fusion" it seems entirely canonical.
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