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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-09-09 01:09 PM
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9. Or they could beam the light directly to earth.
Kind of like a macro version of an ant cooker.

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  - Is Space-Based Solar a Game Changer? Nathanael  Jun-09-09 12:46 PM   #0 
  - "beam the energy to earth"  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-09-09 12:51 PM   #1 
  - Think of the electro-magnetic field that would create.  dbonds   Jun-09-09 12:57 PM   #5 
     - Or they could beam the light directly to earth.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-09-09 01:09 PM   #9 
  - Having a platform that could lift to high Earth orbit would be a good start . . .  hatrack   Jun-09-09 12:53 PM   #2 
  - Been around a while  zipplewrath   Jun-09-09 12:54 PM   #3 
  - Plus pissing away a couple of trillion to defend Sacred Credit Default Swaps didn't help either . .  hatrack   Jun-09-09 12:56 PM   #4 
     - Return on investment  zipplewrath   Jun-09-09 01:01 PM   #7 
     - There's something else to worry about too  The Croquist   Jun-10-09 11:29 AM   #12 
  - Without building a space elevator first, this idea is dead in the water. n/t  NickB79   Jun-09-09 01:01 PM   #6 
  - Can we put some more solar panels on the ground first?  tinrobot   Jun-09-09 01:06 PM   #8 
  - Hell, let's just jump straight to dilithium crystals and warp drive!!!  IrateCitizen   Jun-09-09 01:21 PM   #10 
  - Crazy pie in the sky? Maybe, maybe not.  kristopher   Jun-09-09 05:57 PM   #11 

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