Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?

Comment Re:Fusion energy is impractical (Score 1) 98

You can't control where the neutrons go since they aren't contained by the magnetic fields the way the plasma is. Some of the neutrons will stay within the reactor and propagate the reaction and others will exit the containment vessel. And my understanding is that the neutrons leaving containment are necessary too, since they contain energy which can be collected and turned into electricity.

Comment Re:Lightning Strikes Twice with Entitled Customer (Score 4, Insightful) 339

You've probably seen signs in stores that say "We reserve the right to refuse service to any one". Guys like Alsop are why those signs exist. Companies can choose not to do business with you every bit as much as you can choose not to do business with them.

Slashdot Top Deals

"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers." -- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a particularly vivid fantasy)