Fusion Power is Only 15 Years Away, we’re told. I guess that’s progress since in just the last few years people have said its Always 50 Years Away, or maybe Always 30 Years Away, or maybe formely 30 years away, now its more like 50 years away, or maybe just forever 20 years away, or 13 Years Away.
So ten years away is progress, right? Then again three years ago it ten years away so maybe we’re going backwards?
Or maybe we’re looking at the wrong scientific advance here: what we really have is an odd form of time travel?