December 16, 2011
Why Is Bill Gates Selling Nuclear to China?
Dominic Basulto, Washington Post
TerraPower, a nuclear-power start-up backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold and a handful of top-tier Silicon Valley venture capitalists, has been in negotiations to sell its breakthrough traveling wave reactor technology to China's National Nuclear Corporation.
The negotiations between Gates and China should be a wake-up call for the United States government for both obvious and not-so-obvious reasons.
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