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Physicist Tells of the Ultimate Alternative Energy Source

What if you could tap thermal energy reserves in the ocean and the atmosphere and turn it into energy? Essentially you would be recycling energy, and creating a clean source of energy that is boundles

Physicist Tells of the Ultimate Alternative Energy Source

Tom Fudge:   What if you could tap into sources of heat in our oceans and the atmosphere and turn them into energy we can use? Essentially you would be recycling energy, and creating a clean source of energy that is essentially boundless. Too good to be true? Yes... or at least that's what we've always thought, because recycling energy in this way would require us to rewrite the laws of physics. But some researchers believe that it may be possible. If it is possible, it would provide a dramatic solution to our energy dilemma and end man-made global warming. It would also have some radical consequences for our lives and our economies.

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Daniel Sheehan, professor of physics at the University of San Diego.

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