Scientists recommended that the United Statess should still back the megaproject research in France. Moreoever, they proposed to make a prototype of the fusion power plant even if the country decides to quit.
Energy December 16, 2018
Experts were able to simulate the mechanism that stabilizes plasma in fusion reactors. This development could take humankind one step closer to a clean, unlimited source of fusion energy.
Energy July 19, 2018
ISRO will launch the new moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to find traces of water and helium-3 on the lunar surface. The mission will make India the first country to visit the south side of the moon.
Space June 30, 2018
A German nuclear fusion reactor was able to reach a temperature of 40 million Kelvin, a temperature much hotter than the center of the sun. Could this bring a new era of clean, unlimited nuclear fusion energy?
Energy June 28, 2018
UK-based Tokamak Energy’s nuclear fusion reactor was able to generate a temperature of 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. The company is on track to create commercially available nuclear fusion energy by 2030.
Energy June 12, 2018
Fusing two bottom quarks can result in massive amount of energy more powerful than that of nuclear fusion. Is there reason to worry about potential threats from a quark bomb?
Energy November 6, 2017
World’s largest stellarator, Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X), based in Germany has started functioning. The fusion reactor has successfully produced high-quality magnetic fields consistent with the complex design and made a great breakthrough as a future model for fusion reactors.
Energy December 8, 2016
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute in Germany are scheduled to conduct an experiment on Wednesday that would attempt to harness energy from nuclear fusion. The project is part of an effort to develop a safer and cleaner way to use nuclear energy.
February 4, 2016
Controlled nuclear fusion is a dream for scientists and advocates of clean energy. Now, a new method has been developed in San Diego and may just be the first step needed to turn the dream into a reality.
Energy January 20, 2016
The Max Planck Institute has successfully produced plasma by super-heating helium using the Wendelstein 7-X machine. This breakthrough could lead to the development of cleaner and cheaper energy sources.
Energy December 14, 2015
German physicists were able to achieve a milestone in nuclear fusion as they were able to produce a super-heated plasma within a vessel. Through the Wendelstein 7-X machine, the quest for clean, cheap and safe energy may be soon be fulfilled.
Energy December 11, 2015
Physicists have proposed a new laser technology that could heat materials through thermonuclear fusion. The application of this new technology has both positive and negative effects to the world, experts said.
Energy November 18, 2015
Although challenges remain, fusion reactors could compete with fission nuclear power plants in providing electricity, analysis suggests. New advances in technology could make them economically feasible, researchers say.
Energy October 7, 2015
Lockheed Martin Corp announced that it can build a working nuclear fusion reactor within the next 10 years. However, the company is holding the secret of their breakthrough close.
Internet Culture October 17, 2014
Experiment sees energy of the sun being created. Detector deep under an Italian mountain sees neutrinos created deep in the sun in a fusion furnace.
Space August 29, 2014
Scientists use laser to create immense pressures to see what happens to matter inside stars, planets. A diamond was subjected to pressures like those inside Saturn.
Space July 17, 2014
Department of Energy QUASAR fusion research experiment puts science on the hunt for abundant, clean fusion power.
Energy April 1, 2014
Fusion experiments at the National Ignition Facility has reached the point where the energy generated exceeds the energy expended.
Energy February 13, 2014