Fusion of both the hot and cold varieties is suddenly very hot in the world of technology. Some of the biggest names in the technology businesses are investing big money in various fusion schemes, Fortune reported.
Some of the most noticeable names and investments in fusion include:
- Amamzon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos is backing a firm called General Fusion which is trying to create hot fusion with high tech hammers. Fortune reported that General Fusion has raised $94 million.
- Peter Thiel one of the men behind PayPal is betting on Helion Energy which is trying to develop a truck sized hot fusion reactor.
- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has invested in a company called Tri-Alpha which claims is also working on small scale-hot fusion. Tri Alpha has reportedly raised $140 million for its research.