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A Magnesium-based Society? Possible?

 

The video demonstrates Japanese research aimed at using a solar-powered laser to recycle used Magnesium

solar laserThis is amazing – see the video – if they can pull this off–look at the stats for how much magnesium there is in the world – and now they have a high-power laser that works from the sun. The idea is simple – magnesium (as anyone who went to school before the dark ages will now) burns like hell  – and converts directly into magnesium oxide – well, now it looks like the Japs are on their way to converting it back!! I used to play with this stuff as a kid – who would have thought…