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Mining Helium-3 On the Moon

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Published on Jul 12, 2008

Helium-3 is a very rare gas with the potential to fuel clean nuclear fusion power plants. However, one of the problems is that the nearest supply of helium-3 is on the Moon. This video by Christopher Barnatt discusses the nuclear physics, space exploration and global politics that may be involved in mining the Moon for helium-3.

You can watch my updated "Mining the Moon" video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9EMc...

More information can be found in the "Helium-3 Power Fact File" on ExplainingTheFuture.com

All visuals were produced for this video using LightWave and After Effects.

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