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What is ITER?

  2024-01-24 (or before) in ITER - the way to new energy

ITER ("The Way" in Latin) is one of the most ambitious energy projects in the world today. In southern France, 35 nations* are collaborating to build the world's largest tokamak, a magnetic fusion device that has been designed to prove the feasibility of fusion as a large-scale and carbon-free source of energy based on the same principle that powers our Sun and stars. The experimental campaign that will be carried out at ITER is crucial to advancing fusion science and preparing the way for the fusion power plants of tomorrow. The primary objective of ITER is the investigation and demonstration of burning plasmas—plasm...

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion | France


Inside the world's first reactor that could produce unlimited energy

  2024-01-24 (or before) in Euronews

Euronews Next goes behind the scenes at the world’s largest nuclear fusion device attempting to harness the same reaction that powers the Sun and stars.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


World’s largest nuclear reactor aims to power the Earth with unlimited energy: ‘Arguably the most complex machine ever designed’

  2024-01-22 in Yahoo

"The longer that we wait for fusion to arrive, the more we need it."

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Nuclear Fusion: Eternal Energy = Eternal Damnation

  2023-06-06 by in resilience

Contrary to widespread propaganda, humanity does not desperately need more energy.  We desperately need to live better with less energy.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


$16-million-a-second and no electricity

  2023-04-10 in Beyond Nuclear International | Bringing the world's anti-nuclear campaigns together

ITER fusion reactor has countries cooperating for the wrong cause

  Tagged under: Nuclear Fusion | Electricity


The big idea: will fusion power save us from the climate crisis?

  2023-04-03 in The Guardian

Recent breakthroughs have been wildly hyped – but there’s still reason to hope

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Accelerating fusion science through learned plasma control

  2023-03-10 (or before) in DeepMind

Successfully controlling the nuclear fusion plasma in a tokamak with deep reinforcement learning

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


How close is nuclear fusion power?

  2023-02-07 (or before) in YouTube

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  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


What the fusion breakthrough in the US means for Europe

  2023-01-10 (or before) in Nature

An American lab has reached "ignition” with a technology that Europe has neglected. Italian fusion experts discuss whether it is time for a different strategy. An American lab has reached "ignition” with a technology that Europe has neglected. Italian fusion experts discuss whether it is time for a different strategy.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Breakthrough in nuclear fusion could mean ‘near-limitless energy’

  2022-12-12 in The Guardian

Researchers managed to release more energy than they put in: a positive gain known as ignition

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Nuclear fusion breakthrough as Korean reactor achieves 100mC for 30 seconds | The Independent

  2022-09-09 (or before) in The Independent

‘Artificial sun’ achieves milestone towards near-limitless clean energy.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


U.S. Project Reaches Major Milestone toward Practical Fusion Power

  2022-02-26 (or before) by in Scientific American

In a world first, the National Ignition Facility has generated a “burning plasma,” a fusion reaction on the cusp of being self-sustaining

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Nuclear fusion heat record a ‘huge step’ in quest for new energy source

  2022-02-09 in The Guardian

Oxfordshire scientists’ feat raises hopes of using reactions that power sun for low-carbon energy

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


European researchers achieve fusion energy record

  2022-02-09 (or before) in EUROfusion - Realising Fusion Energy

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Recreating the Sun: What is nuclear fusion, is it dangerous and is it likely?

  2022-01-02 (or before) in CGTN - European news

Scientists have long been trying to harness nuclear fusion – much safer and more powerful than fission, but also much more difficult...

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


US and China Scientific Fusion In and Outside of the Lab Continues – Asia Matters for America

  2022-01-02 (or before) in Asia Matters for America - Asia Matters for America

Collaboration between American and Chinese scientists leads to global innovation and progress

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


New dawn: Chinese scientists move step closer to creating ‘artificial sun’ in quest for limitless energy via nuclear fusion

  2022-01-02 (or before) in South China Morning Post

New dawn: Chinese scientists move step closer to creating ‘artificial sun’ in quest for limitless energy via nuclear fusion

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Fusion - Frequently asked questions | IAEA

  2022-01-02 (or before) in iaea.org

Fusion is among the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. There are no CO2 or other harmful atmospheric emissions from the fusion process, which means that fusion does not contribute to greenhouse gas emissions or global warming. Its two sources of fuel, hydrogen and lithium, are widely available in many parts of the Earth.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Hydrogen | Lithium | Greenhouse Gases | Nuclear Fusion


MIT Achieves Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion

  2022-01-02 (or before) in Popular Mechanics

New experiments with helium-3 in a magnetic confinement tokamak have produced exciting results for the future of fusion energy, including a tenfold increase in ion energy.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Hydrogen | Nuclear Fusion


Chinese Scientists Say They’ve Discovered Cheap New Way to Do Nuclear Fusion

  2022-01-01 (or before) in Futurism | Science and Technology News and Videos

A team of scientists in China say they’ve discovered a cost-effective method of creating fusion energy that could rival much more expensive counterparts.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


COP26 – Fusion: abundant, safe and sustainable energy for the future - Fusion for Energy

  2021-11-08 in fusionforenergy.europa.eu

Official publication highlights the long-term potential of fusion in the zero-carbon economy

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | COP26 | Nuclear Fusion


Polar Zero: climate science-art collaboration - British Antarctic Survey

  2021-10-10 (or before) in British Antarctic Survey

The Polar Zero experience at Glasgow Science Centre is a fusion of science and art made for COP26 climate summit

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | COP26 | Nuclear Fusion | Antarctic


MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy

  2021-09-13 (or before) in MIT News | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For the first time, a large high-temperature superconducting electromagnet was ramped to a field strength of 20 tesla, the most powerful magnetic field of its kind ever created. The demonstration helps resolve the greatest uncertainty in the quest to build the first fusion power plant that can produce more energy than it consumes, according to project leaders at MIT and startup Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS).

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


World's most powerful magnet being shipped to ITER fusion reactor

  2021-06-22 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Mast Upgrade: UK experiment could sweep aside fusion hurdle - BBC News

  2021-06-18 (or before) in The BBC

Results from a UK experiment could help clear a hurdle to achieving commercial fusion power.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Is nuclear fusion the answer to the climate crisis?

  2020-12-28 in The Guardian

Promising new studies suggest the long elusive technology may be capable of producing electricity for the grid by the end of the decade

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion | Electricity | Electricity Grid


Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest (Published 2020)

  2020-09-29 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


World’s largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly in France

  2020-07-28 in The Guardian

Project aims to show that clean fusion power can be generated at commercial scale

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power | Greenhouse Gases | Nuclear Fusion | France


A lightbulb moment for nuclear fusion?

  2019-10-27 in The Guardian

Scientists pursuing the holy grail of energy generation are taking giant steps

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


Fusion breakthrough as China's "artificial sun" reaches 100 million degrees

  2018-11-15 in New Atlas

The day of clean, limitless energy from nuclear fusion has taken another step closer after China's Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) reached a core plasma temperature of over 100 million degrees Celsius (180 million degrees Fahrenheit).

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | China | Nuclear Fusion


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