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Bill Gates Invests $35 Million In TerraPower's Nuclear Effort

First Posted: 06/17/10 03:36 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:50 PM ET

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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates has contributed to an additional $35 million investment round for TerraPower LLC, a company developing a new type of nuclear reactor.

Bellevue, Wash.-based TerraPower said in a statement Wednesday that in addition to Gates, other prior investors contributing to the new funding round include former Microsoft executive Nathan Myhrvold.

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