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Scientists are turning a sci-fi fantasy into reality to help save the planet – Inverse

In the 1920s, giant solar power stations floating in space that beam down enormous amounts of energy to Earth was just a concept — until now.

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It sounds like science fiction:
giant solar power stations floating in space that beam down enormous amounts of energy to Earth. And for a long time, the concept first developed by the Russian scientist, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, in the 1920s was the main inspiration for writers.
A century later, however, scientists are making huge strides in turning the concept into reality. The European Space Agency has realized the potential of these efforts and is now looking to fund such projects, predicting…

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