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Jefferson Stinson
Jefferson Stinson

Folding mirrors in orbit could light entire regions during the long nights of winter.

Patricia Gursky
Patricia Gursky

May the rays of sun that reflect down on the town of  Rjukan

always shine with the beacon of man's integrity to defy the dark

and forever walk in the light of ingenuity.

regina lancaster
regina lancaster

I'm wondering what's been done to protect the mirrors from breaking, and birds from flying into them.  How are they cleaned?

Shane C.
Shane C.

Amazing idea. Would this not radiate some heat as well as the light?

Alice Henderson
Alice Henderson

A simple idea, well done. I would love to go there one day.

chris donihee
chris donihee

That sunny spot is a prime location for a sunglass store.

Carol Dodd
Carol Dodd

In spite of its beauty, that place would kill me if I had to live there. 

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