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    JaxsonRaineposted 4 years ago

    http://www.foxnews.com/science/2012/09/ … p=features

    My favorite part is how a bathtub full of seawater could give as much power as 40 coal cars.

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      wildernessposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      It gets better.  Deuterium is .0156% of the hydrogen is seawater, yet is the usable portion for fusion.  If seawater was 100% heavy water (water using deuterium rather than hydrogen1) it would take what?  A teaspoonful to match those 40 cars?

      And if the heavy water were to be electrolyzed into oxygen and deuterium and then the deuterium liquified it might take a drop?

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      Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Ironically enough considering your recent comment on the smoking tax forum if this technology does develop successfully mining the moon for He3 will probably become financially viable.

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        JaxsonRaineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I really don't know much about it, but wouldn't it be much easier to just what we needed from seawater than mining the moon?