FUTURISM | THE BYTE | EARTH & ENERGY | 10.30.2018
TECH BILLIONAIRES ARE POURING MONEY INTO FUSION RESEARCH
Elon Musk's SpaceX changed the space game when it launched and landed the first reusable rocket . With that one achievement , it set a course to more affordable space travel .
Now a slew of Musk's fellow tech billionaires are chasing a similar turning point in the energy industry , according to Bloomberg : The creation of the first commercially viable nuclear fusion reactor .
BLOOMBERG | NEWS | CLIMATE CHANGE | 10.30.2018
BILLIONAIRES CHASE SPACEX MOMENT FOR THE HOLY GRAIL OF ENERGY
Jeff Bezos , Bill Gates and Peter Thiel are funneling cash into nuclear fusion projects .
Tech visionary Paul Allen traveled to the south of France for a personal tour of a 35 country quest to replicate the workings of the Sun .
The goal is to one day produce clean , almost limitless energy by fusing atoms together rather than splitting them apart .
The Microsoft Corp cofounder wanted to view the early stages of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor in Cadarache firsthand , to witness preparations " for the birth of a star on Earth " .
SOURCE | SATYAVEDISM.ORG