Fill 'er Up, in SPACE! Antimatter Found in Earth's Orbit

A recent discovery of antimatter in the Earth’s upper magnetic fields have scientists claiming that these tiny specks of matter might one day be used to fuel inter-planetary spacecraft. Tremendous potential energies are tapped matter and antimatter interact (or, “annihilate”) in a reaction that produces energy more efficiently than the nuclear fusion at the sun’s core.

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Thorium-Powered Car Could Drive a Million Miles Before Refueling

During the Atomic Age, it seemed as though there were no ceiling to the possibilities that atomic energy offered. From computers to homes to automobiles like the Ford Nucleon (above), engineers thought in integrating nuclear technology into every device conceivable. Well its happening again, as a Connecticut-based company has announced its intentions to build an EV powered by radioactive thorium.

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