The popularity might be due to the potential of Thorium Energy, us linking to it or to the well thought of illustration by Claudio Munoz depicting a Chinese and Indian, each hacking away to harness the power of Thor, leaving the god with a broken sword.
An excerpt from the article: ...the world’s rising industrial powers, India and China, whose demand for energy is leading them to look at the idea of building reactors that run on thorium.
The Economist wrote: “In sixth place came the only piece about energy: a story about thorium, the chemical element named after the Norse god of thunder, and its potential role in the nuclear power industry.”
With topics ranging from the condom industry to planetary science, we are not sure one can draw conclusions on topical popularity. However, it is clear that Thorium Energy has a good bunch of hungry readers and we encourage writers to keep finding new and captivating angles on Thorium Energy.
The Economist, Asgard’s Fire; Thorium, an element named after the Norse god of thunder, may soon contribute to the world’s electricity supply