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RE: starship-design: Re: debate

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> From: 	Kelly St[SMTP:KellySt@aol.com]
> Subject: 	Re:  starship-design: Re: debate
> The oil companies do expect practical fusion to really crater their
> market in
> 50 years or so, but since they've identofied at least 2 centuries of
> oil
> (assuming no market losses to other sources, and a continuation of
> world
> consuption growth rates), a future oil shock is not likely to help
> push the
> tech.
Well, this isn't entirely true.  Two centuries worth of oil is indeed
there, but much of it is considerably more expensive to extract than
current oil.  Prices will still rise considerably, even though the oil
is there.
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