Tesla’s Introduction Speech to the Gigafactory in Nevada, Elon Musk, 4 September 2014
How Many Joules?
- Tesla Model S with large battery pack, 265 mile range = 306 million joules
- 2017 Honda Civic 12.4 gallon gas tank, (2017 best selling car in US) = 1,490 million joules
- Energy from 1 barrel of oil (BOE unit) = 5.86 billion joules
1. Fusion Explained in a Nutshell by Kurzgesagt
2. JET, Joint European Torus, largest magnetic confinement fusion reactor.
- JET is the current record holder for controlled fusion energy production by most measures. The record was set in 1997. See video.
- Located in Oxfordshire, UK.
- Annual budget 2014-2018 = 145.6 million euros ~ $175 million per year. Source.
- Video is from 2014.
3. National Ignition Facility, was the largest effort at inertial based fusion.
- The fusion ignition effort ended in April 2014, but is still one HUGE laser. Do not point this laser at your eye.
- Located in California, USA.
- NIF total cost was ~$3.5 billion. Source.
- Video is from 2009.
4. More References
ITER will be a larger version of JET
LPPFusion is a large current private attempt at fusion
Click here to search fusion on this site.
Must Watch! Rob Morris, More Freedom Foundation, Amazon HQ2 Is A Scam, Feb 2018
Also: Beware the Tech Utopians
Click here for The Big Five, my post comparing the sizes of Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook to size the size of the US government.
- $142.57 billion = Amazon’s annual revenue, ~ 2.7x the annual revenue of the city of New York.
- $53.0 billion = city of New York’s annual tax revenue. (from NYC.gov)
Amazon’s latest post regarding the “competition.”
All Nate TV, click here.
Rob Morris’ More Freedom Foundation, selected videos
3 Reasons Saudi Arabia Is More Dangerous Than Iran, Oct 2017
How the Reformation Started the Modern World, Jun 2017
9/11: The Shocking Truth, Apr 2017
3 More Reasons Putin Will Never Touch Estonia, Mar 2017
Bitcoin 101 by The Wall Street Journal, Dec 2017
The History of Paper Money Part II by Extra Credits History
The History of Paper Money Part VI, The Gold Standard by Extra Credits History
Fiat Money, Explained by Paddy Hirsch
How Bitcoin Works in 5 Minutes by Curious Inventor, Apr 2014
Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine by Motherboard, Feb 2015
60 Hours of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack, Fareed Zakaria (from 2008)
Interrogation and cell phone conversations:
- First 3:50 is interrogation.
- 5:00 – 5:20
- 10:10 – 10:20
- 11:20 – 11:50
- 21:50 – 22:40
- 22:50 – 23:30
- 29:30 – 30:00
- 31:10 – 31:30
- 33:30 – 34:00
- 34:30 – 34:50
- 35:30 – 35:50
- 37:10 – 37:50
- 41:30 – 43:30
- 44:10 – 48:00 terrorists’ final minutes.
- 49:30 – End is more interrogation.
Produce. Persevere. Own. Succeed. Fail. Care. Do. Learn. Win.