updated Fri. January 27, 2023
March 9, 2018
You've probably heard about the promise of nuclear fusion before… many times. But when MIT is involved, it's best to listen up. The university has teamed up with Commonwealth Fusion Systems, and they believe that clean, limitless power could be just around the corner. Thanks to the development of aÃâÃÂ ...
March 9, 2018
As a nuclear fusion reactor tries to replicate the process of the sun on a much smaller scale, these magnets are crucial to holding the plasma in place to prevent it from coming into contact with the surrounding chamber, as well as reducing the amount of energy needed to be put into the reactor. ComparedÃâÃÂ ...
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December 31, 2017
At the Geneva Superpower Summit in November 1985, American President Ronald Reagan met with the Soviet Union's General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. The two leaders discussed international diplomacy and the arms race. Gorbachev proposed to Reagan an idea for an international project toÃâÃÂ ...
December 23, 2017
The goal is to begin generating plasma, an essential component of nuclear fusion reactors, by 2025. ITER (Latin for “Way”) is a partnership of 35 countries, all hoping to share in the scientific rewards. “This gives us confidence as we face the remaining 50 percent,” Dr. Bernard Bigot of ITER told the journalÃâÃÂ ...
December 8, 2017
Video footage has been released of the plasma produced by the Wendelstein 7-X nuclear fusion reactor, one of several that has successfully trapped a plasma in the past few years. The reactor in Greifswald, Germany, was switched on two years ago, suspending a helium plasma for the first time. EarlierÃâÃÂ ...
December 6, 2017
Milestone in France: Construction of nuclear fusion reactor halfway done. It holds the promise of cheap, safe and clean power, but not until at least 2035. By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press. Share. facebook ÃâÃÂ· tweet ÃâÃÂ· email ÃâÃÂ· print. Read Article. BERLIN — A vast international experiment designed toÃâÃÂ ...
December 6, 2017
World's Biggest Nuclear Fusion Reactor ITER Now 50 Percent Complete—Limitless Clean Energy by 2040? By Hannah Osborne On 12/6/17 at 12:10 PM. 12_05_ITER The ITER is now 50 percent completed and is on schedule to produce fusion power by 2025. ITER. Share. Tech & Science Renewable Energy fusionÃâÃÂ ...
May 2, 2017
The UK's newest fusion reactor, ST40, was switched on last week, and has already managed to achieve 'first plasma' - successfully generating a scorching blob of electrically-charged gas (or plasma) within its core. The aim is for the tokamak reactor to heat plasma up to 100 million degrees Celsius (180ÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Four decades after it was predicted, scientist create a skyrmion, and take one step towards efficient nuclear fusion. Andrew Masterson reports. Share. Tweet. Seen for the first time: 3D skyrmions in an ultra-cold gas. TUOMAS OLLIKAINEN. Confirming a prediction made more than 40 years ago, scientistsÃâÃÂ ...
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