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Energy From Starlight -- April Fool's Day, 2008
The Norwegian energy company Statkraft released a video announcing they had developed a way to generate power from starlight:

Our planet needs more energy — pure energy. And thanks to pioneering Norwegian technology we may be able to provide it. The energy source of the future is starpower...
When stars explode, gamma rays with vast amounts of energy are hurled out into space. Now game capturers will be placed in orbit around the earth to capture this energy. This pioneering breakthrough has been developed by researchers and engineers from Statkraft.

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