As threatened, Senate budgetmakers move to end U.S. participation in ITER

sciencemag By Adrian Cho 2 July 2014 ITER, under construction Budgetmakers in the U.S. Senate have moved to halt U.S. participation in ITER, the huge international fusion experiment now under construction in Cadarache, France, that aims to demonstrate that nuclear fusion could be a viable source of energy. Although the details are not available, Senate … Read moreAs threatened, Senate budgetmakers move to end U.S. participation in ITER

Nuclear fusion: an answer to China’s energy problems?

China Dialog Olivia Boyd 12.2.2013 China could lead the way to a clean and boundless energy supply – if it can ever be made to work. Scientist Steven Cowley talks to chinadialogue. A nuclear fusion display in the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Fusion could one day meet 25% of the world’s energy needs, says … Read moreNuclear fusion: an answer to China’s energy problems?

Plasma experiment demonstrates admirable self-control

phys.org November 13, 2013 Scientists from the EAST tokamak experiment work with their US colleagues in control room of the DIII-D tokamak where they carried out experiments to test concepts that will enable groundbreaking experiments in EAST in 2014. Credit: Andrea Garofalo A team of Chinese and American scientists has learned how to maintain high … Read morePlasma experiment demonstrates admirable self-control

How Texas Lost the World’s Largest Super Collider

Texas Monthly October 21, 2013 By Trevor Quirk The Higgs boson, a particle that has shaped the theories of modern particle physics, was discovered at a super collider in Geneva. It was a hugely significant moment for Big Science, one that received a Nobel Prize earlier this year—and it should have been discovered in Texas. … Read moreHow Texas Lost the World’s Largest Super Collider

Michael Delage and General Fusion at Future of Nuclear 2013

FutureOfNuclear.com by Ian Angus McLennan September 18, 2013 What do Jeff Bezos, BDC, SDTC, Cenovus Energy, Chrysalix, Braemar, Entrepreneurs’ Fund, and Growthworks have in common? They’ve all invested in General Fusion. General Fusion was founded in 2002 with the goal of developing economically viable fusion power. Michael Delage, VP of Strategy and Corporate Development, will … Read moreMichael Delage and General Fusion at Future of Nuclear 2013

Nuclear Fusion Rocket Could Reach Mars in 30 Days

space.com April 10, 2013 A concept image of a spacecraft powered by a fusion-driven rocket. In this image, the crew would be in the forward-most chamber. Solar panels on the sides would collect energy to initiate the process that creates fusion. Credit: University of Washington, MSNW Nuclear fusion, the energy source that fuels the sun … Read moreNuclear Fusion Rocket Could Reach Mars in 30 Days

Hollywood, Silicon Valley and Russia Join Forces on Nuclear Fusion

Forbes MAR 10, 2013 The Rusnano Group, a venture firm created by the government of Russia, is the latest investor to jump into Tri-Alpha Energy, one of the most potentially groundbreaking and mysterious companies in tech. Secret photos from a recent Tri-Alpha board meeting Tri-Alpha wants to bring nuclear fusion reactors to market, according to … Read moreHollywood, Silicon Valley and Russia Join Forces on Nuclear Fusion