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Thread #166886   Message #4017739
Posted By: EBarnacle
07-Nov-19 - 05:59 PM
Thread Name: BS: nuclear fusion
Subject: RE: BS: nuclear fusion
I hope not, Robo. We know where we're going, we just need to learn how. It's sorta like flying. We knew how but it didn't quite happen until 1903. Now look at it.
Ben Franklin said it, when at a demonstration of a Montgolfier balloon. Someone commented "What use is it?" He replied, "Of what use is a baby?"
We are using fission. At some point, there will be a breakthrough and we will be in the age of fusion.
When I was a kid, we played with model airplanes. They were noisy and unreliable. Now, they use electric motors. Quiet and reliable.