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  •  Ummm...way too much energy involved. there is the (0+ / 0-)

    issue of energy invested and one's energy return on the investment. You not only need a net surplus of energy but a significant one at that to make any energy source viable and useful.

    Air as such can, and is used, via cooling towers, to cool turbines but there is a larger net loss of water to evaporation when this is used.

    Dr. Isaac Asimov: "The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny ...'"

    by davidwalters on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 10:50:32 AM PDT

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