Fun with Science:

Jem Stansfield travels to the Solar Furnace Research Facility in Southern France. He witnesses the incredible power generated by highly concentrated sunlight.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bang

Category: Science, Weekend

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5 Responses to “Solar Furnace Research Facility”

  1. cognos says:

    What use is this when we’re all poor, bankrupt and hiding
    In the woods?

    Bah, technology!

  2. Jojo says:

    Now we need to get some of these into orbit. Then we can get pure sunlight and beam the energy back to Earth.

    Or maybe turn it into a James Bond weapon. Imagine being able to destroy Pyongyang from space w/o any nuclear residue. Hot dog! What are we waiting for?

  3. Woof says:

    3 million people in Pyongyang.

  4. The real market for these things is tanning booths. Just watch

  5. victor says:

    Oh yes, great, pie in the sky (literally), way down the road. Until then, natural gas baby, we have it here, we have it here! Just ask Exxon.