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Re: Thorium-Fueled Automobile Engine Needs Refueling Once a Century
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013, 04:20:08 PM »
Cool looking car. Nuclear reactor on wheels? Getting in a wreck could have global implications....

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Re: Thorium-Fueled Automobile Engine Needs Refueling Once a Century
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013, 04:42:12 PM »
State governments are already up in arms over the current crop of electric vehicles, because they don't pay as much gas tax as the big boys, which means that the money that they take in to fix the roads that they never use to fix the roads will stop coming in.

Practicality will never work in a tax-oriented, profit-oriented, get filthy rich off the poor people world.

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Re: Thorium-Fueled Automobile Engine Needs Refueling Once a Century
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2013, 04:45:52 PM »
As the article goes on to point out, thorium could potentially provide an alternative to uranium for nuclear power: more abundant, less dangerous waste produced, harder to use as a fission weapon. I'd really like to see that happen.
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Re: Thorium-Fueled Automobile Engine Needs Refueling Once a Century
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2013, 06:19:34 PM »
Thorium...an excuse to give a shout out to one of my favorite atheist nerds.....



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Re: Thorium-Fueled Automobile Engine Needs Refueling Once a Century
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2013, 06:28:15 PM »
I think I read about this a couple years ago. Though, I do like the smell of gasoline/petrol. I'd miss it.

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Re: Thorium-Fueled Automobile Engine Needs Refueling Once a Century
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2013, 08:34:13 AM »
When I first read about this, it triggered my bullshit senses.
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