Don’t Cry For Me, Roentgen-tina!

Once upon a time Juan Peron's Argentina, tricked by a quasi-scientific hoaxer, claimed they had perfected fusion power. You can see the legacy of their project in the picture above.

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     Posted By: Paul - Fri Aug 12, 2016
     Category: Hoaxes and Imposters and Imitators | Technology | 1940s | 1950s | South America

Eva Peron was hot, but 100,000,000 degrees C was way too much of a stretch.
Posted by Virtual on 08/12/16 at 09:22 AM
The author apparently isn't aware that Solyndra burned through some 540 million of government loan guarantees, or public money, which IMO is pretty much the same thing. The 150 million equivalent wasted here is hardly in the same league.
Posted by KDP on 08/12/16 at 11:48 AM
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