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

Experts Testify Before Congress on Future of U.S. Fusion Energy Research

New Energy Times By Steven B. Krivit — March 28, 2018 At 10 a.m. on March 6, the House Subcommittee on Energy convened a hearing on the future of U.S. fusion energy research. After the witnesses spoke, Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) questioned them. He asked James W. Van Dam, the acting associate director of the Department … Read moreExperts Testify Before Congress on Future of U.S. Fusion Energy Research

Feds extend funding for nuclear fusion project, General Atomics breathes sigh of relief

San Diego Union Tribune Rob Nikolewski | March 27, 2018 One of seven Central Solenoid modules being built by General Atomics as part of the ITER fusion energy project. Seven segments are spliced together to make a continuous coil. At this stage, the coil weighs 225,000 pounds. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune) After … Read moreFeds extend funding for nuclear fusion project, General Atomics breathes sigh of relief

LPP Fusion has funds try to reach nuclear fusion net gain milestone

NextBigFuture brian wang | March 27, 2018 LPP Fusion has raised over $640,000 in its latest crowdfunding round. LPP fusion is preparing for beryllium electrode experiments for its attempt to prove out their dense plasma focus fusion designs. LPP fusion wants to build small, decentralized 5 Megawatt nuclear fusion generators that will use hydrogen and … Read moreLPP Fusion has funds try to reach nuclear fusion net gain milestone

Why a nuclear fusion company is lasering in on cancer

Greenbiz Katie Fehrenbacher | March 12, 2018 TAE Technologies’ nuclear fusion reactor technology. Technology developed to try to crack the code of nuclear fusion — that elusive type of nuclear energy that powers the sun — is now being repurposed to kill cancer. The unusual move comes from TAE Technologies, a company that has been … Read moreWhy a nuclear fusion company is lasering in on cancer

Japan is commissioning the world’s most powerful nuclear fusion research supercomputer

The Verge By Shannon Liao Mar 19, 2018 “Trinity,” the Cray supercomputer at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program. Credit: Cray Japan is launching a Cray XC50 supercomputer for advanced nuclear fusion research, which will begin production this year. While the Cray XC50 supercomputer is far from the most powerful … Read moreJapan is commissioning the world’s most powerful nuclear fusion research supercomputer

Fusion energy using tokamaks: can development be accelerated?

Discussion meeting in London Register for this event and get more information Starts: March 26, 2018 at 09:00 Ends: March 27, 2018 at 17:00 Location The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG Overview Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Colin Windsor FRS, Professor Dennis Whyte, Dr Jack Connor FRS, Dr Melanie … Read moreFusion energy using tokamaks: can development be accelerated?