Why do researchers&space enthusiasts see helium 3 as a viable energy source?

Answer In 1972, astronaut Harrison Schmitt scooped moon rocks into a bag for the ride back to Earth on Apollo 17. Along with those rocks, the bag contained a light helium isotope called helium-3. Some res... Read More »

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Why do researchers& space enthusiasts see helium-3 as the perfect energy fuel source?

Scientists like Gerald Kulcinski and astronauts such as Harrison Schmitt have been big advocates for mining helium-3 from the moon. But what is helium-3, and why is it being touted as the perfect e... Read More »

What kind of obstacles are there to using helium 3 as a viable energy source?

Developing alternative energy sources is one of the most important challenges the world faces today. Although using helium-3 as source of nuclear fusion is one proposal for an energy source, many h... Read More »

Will tech enthusiasts eventually be able to build their own all in one pc?

Do you mean those slim, "all in the monitor" PCs? I doubt it as the mother boards for those are custom made. Anyway, nobody would want to as they don't allow much room for upgrading, running SLi co... Read More »

Which non-renewable source is the nation's second leading source of energy?

According to the United States Energy Information Administration, natural gas is the second leading source of energy, accounting for 24 percent of energy in 2008. In third is coal which accounts fo... Read More »