Peter Thiel Gave An Inventor $300,000 To Develop Man-Made Tornados

Business Insider | Dec 17, 2012

By Megan Rose Dickey

Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel just gave Canadian inventor Louis Michaud $300,000 to make man-made tornadoes.

Michaud and his company, AVEtec, are building a prototype of its Atmospheric Vortex Engine to create tornadoes about 40 meters high that can produce energy from waste heat.

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