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Glitter in the dark

24 April 2012 By Kevin Allison

A U.S. company’s plan to scour asteroids for precious metals sounds bonkers. Its success depends on huge technical leaps and stratospheric prices. But even if the project never returns a single rock to Earth, the innovations it spawns could reward its billionaire backers.

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