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May 14th, 2009 at 10:58 am

Ultra-Dense Fuel Created That May Be The Ultimate Form Of Renewable Energy

Fuel Created That Is ‘More Dense Than The Core Of The Sun’


Ultra-dense deuterium is just as heavy as the sun’s core

It could be the perfect nuclear fuel. It generates energy via laser-enabled fusion. It has no radioactive byproducts. Has a group of Swedish researchers found the ultimate form of renewable energy for the 21st century?

Imagine a 10-centimeter cube that weighs 130 tons and is more dense than the core of the sun. Ultra-dense deuterium is just that heavy. Here you can see the facility where chemists are experimenting with the material, which they have managed to create in microscopic amounts at the University of Gothenburg. Deuterium atoms are packed together so tightly that they create an “ultra-dense” material.

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