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Aluminium is infinitely recyclable, but you'd still need a hell of a lot of it to fuel all the cars we'd want. And gallium would be the big question...

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri May 18th, 2007 at 02:57:29 PM EST
I think that starting it out in limited uses would be a good start.  I know that Energize American targeted vehicle fleets for this reason.  I'm think that (relatively) fixed uses like farming, industry, and trucking would be a good start.  Ultimately, I think any new technology is going to have to start in those areas of the economy.  Because they require the least change in the distribution system.

On Kos, I mentioned that theoretically, the patent for this is held by the State of Indiana, through the Purdue Research Foundation.  Which should make the commercialization process very interesting.  If this works out, this is a lot of money that were talking about, it's a question of where that money goes.  Remember it was state spending that made this development happen.

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Fri May 18th, 2007 at 03:23:30 PM EST
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Privatize the universities, hell, privatize Indiana. How can I be a capitalista if I can't buy stock in these socialist organizations. No wonder Indiana was called a red state.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Sat May 19th, 2007 at 07:42:01 AM EST
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The Gallium is only used to stop the oxidation and to dissolve the aluminium.

it is likely there are some others ways to do that.

by fredouil (fredouil@gmailgmailgmail.com) on Fri May 18th, 2007 at 05:49:28 PM EST
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