Fusion Energy Conference 2018: Can We Harness the Energy that Powers the Sun?

Matteo Barbarino from the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences (NAPC) explains, how Fusion energy might help to tackle pressing global challenges like growing populations, the need for development, and climate change. In October 2018 the IAEA in cooperation with India will organize the 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC … Read more

House Committee Hearing – The Future of U.S. Fusion Energy Research

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Streamed live on Mar 6, 2018 Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – 10:00am Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building EventID=106935 Witnesses: Dr. Bernard Bigot, director-general, ITER Organization Dr. James W. Van Dam, acting associate director, Fusion Energy Sciences, Office of Science, Department of Energy Dr. Mickey Wade, director … Read more

The fierce race for fusion power

In nuclear fusion may lie the key to many of the world’s energy problems. CBC’s Frédéric Zalac sizes up some of the players that are working hard to master it, including General Fusion — a small Canadian company based out of a Burnaby, B.C. warehouse. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC … Read more

Careers at the UK Atomic Energy Authority

Do you want to help shape the future of the world’s energy? A career with the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) could be for you – working on one of the most exciting technology challenges of our time: nuclear fusion. Based at Culham Science Centre near Oxford in the UK, we have opportunities in engineering, … Read more

Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil

Portland State University Seminar Speaker: David L. Goodstein, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology Talk given in March, 2015 Dr. David Goodstein explains why he predicts: “Civilization as we know it will come to an end sometime in this century, when the (fossil hydro-carbon) fuel runs out.” Dr. Goodstein alludes to … Read more