Laser Power Systems, based in Connecticut, USA, has developped an engine that runs on thorium, a material so dense, that 8 grams of it could power a car for 100 years. It uses lasers and water vapor to power the 500lb engine, which can easily fit in a conventional car.
With over one billion cars on the road, costing trillions of dollars in materials resourcing, thorium could have an immense impact on CO2 emissions. 8 grams of thorium replace 28,000 liters of gasoline...
Tons of useful stuff here -- much of which I'd either forgotten about or never even realized my phone could do.
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Greatest innovators of our time are Musk and Brin/Page, each with same view of taking "moonshots", not accepting that problems are too big.
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