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Bill Gates: ‘Cheap energy is like a fantastic vaccine’

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is back in the news, talking about the importance of nuclear power. And while the software titan is bullish on the energy source, it will likely be another decade until we see a nuclear reactor from the Bellevue company he’s backing alongside Intellectual Ventures founder Nathan Myhrvold. Speaking at at The Wall… Read More

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Bill Gates touts nuclear energy, says coal kills more people

Nuclear energy can be made safe in part through advanced computer simulation and next-generation power plant designs, according to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. The software billionaire, an investor in Bellevue’s TerraPower, touted the benefits of nuclear energy today at the Wired Business Conference: Disruptive by Design in New York. In a talk titled “A Tour of… Read More