Originally Posted by MagnarTheGreat
It did not make it into the movie--the five year development time for the reactor.
Yes , we dont know how long it was developed. We dont know the beginning. Only the end.
Miranda when she goes see Bruce at the bunker
"No fossil fuels.Free clean energy for an entire city.Three years ago, a Russian scientist published a paper...on weaponized fusion reactions.One week later, your reactor started developing problems. I think this machine works."
After that , he goes recluse.
"But a man who doesn't care about the world doesn't spend half his fortune to save it.And isn't so wounded when it fails...that he goes into hiding."