E.J. Synakowski Associate Director, Office of Science For Fusion Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy Presented to the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee February 28, 2012
Long touted as an inexhaustible energy source for the next century, fusion as it is now being developed will almost certainly be too expensive and unreliable for commercial use. MIT Technology Review, October 1983 By Lawrence M. Lidsky The technically advanced nations of the world will spend over $1 billion this year in the quest … Read more The Trouble With Fusion
World Nuclear Association (Updated October 2014) Fusion power offers the prospect of an almost inexhaustible source of energy for future generations, but it also presents so far insurmountable scientific and engineering challenges. The main hope is centred on tokamak reactors which confine a deuterium-tritium plasma magnetically. Today, many countries take part in fusion research to … Read more Nuclear Fusion Power
By: Marsha Freeman, commissioned & edited by Tom Tamarkin copyright USCL 2010-2017 June 20, 2010 Skip Preface See also: How Russia Caused the World’s Preeminent Super Power To Lose 25 Years in Its Quest to Correctly Solve Energy See Also: Pat Boone & Tom Tamarkin series of 8 articles on the history and politics of … Read more Who Killed Fusion?
By: Tom Tamarkin Founder Fusion4Freedom & President USCL Corp June 29, 2014 In 1980 the Magnetic Fusion Energy Engineering Act or MFEEA passed the House and Senate with virtually zero opposition and was signed by President Carter in October 1980. The goal was to demonstrate clean, cheap, safe, and virtually unlimited fusion power by 1995 … Read more How Russia Caused the World’s Preeminent Super Power To Lose 25 Years in Its Quest to Correctly Solve Energy