Google CEOs funded a new company to mine asteroids.
Adam Rifkin stashed this in The Universe
Google sitting CEO Larry Page and former CEO Eric Schmidt -- along with director James Cameron, Ross Perot Jr., and others -- have funded a new company: Planetary Resources Inc.
Its mission: mine asteroids, "add trillions of dollars to the global GDP" and "help ensure humanity's prosperity."
Still, I dig that mission.
I disagree with Drudge. I think there's a big future in HEAVY METAL.
Here's what we know about the plans of Planetary Resources: http://www.businessinsider.com/this-is-it-the-asteroid-mining-plan-backed-by-google-and-goldman-billionaires-2012-4?op=1