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Wait – Did Bill Gates Just ‘Harness the Sun?’


Heliogen, a startup backed by Microsoft’s Bill Gates, has discovered a way to use AI and a field of mirrors to create a powerful solar oven. CNN Business reports that this concentrated solar energy can be used make cement, steel and other industrial materials that otherwise would require the use of fossil fuels.

“Bill and the team have truly now harnessed the sun,” Patrick Soon-Shiong, who also sits on the Heliogen board, told CNN. “The potential to humankind is enormous. … The potential to business is unfathomable.”

To learn more, visit https://cnn.it/2pwJiiv.