Nuclear Fusion

15 Really Good Things That Are Happening in The World Right Now

Happy news worth sharing.<p>We don't need to tell you world news is pretty grim right now - if you use social media, it's nigh on impossible to avoid …

Medicine

Scientists measure rotation rate of Sun's core - France - RFI

Using the GOLF (Global Oscillations at Low Frequencies) instrument orbiting around the Sun aboard the spacecraft SOHO, researchers have found out that the Sun’s core rotates once per week and is four times faster than its surface.<p>They managed to make this discovery by detecting the signature of …

European News

Tesla Solar Could Power The World Of The Future

TESLA SOLAR: HOW TO POWER THE ENTIRE U.S. ON SUNSHINE Elon Musk managed to get off a lot of really pithy comments in his recent appearance at the …

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Lessons for Brexit negotiations from 60 years of Britain and Euratom

The miscalculation politicians have always made in negotiating European treaties is that we’ll be welcomed with open arms. Time for a history lesson<p>Until recently, few of us were familiar with the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), the international organisation that governs many aspects …

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Google Nuclear Fusion Project Makes Progress Toward Limitless Clean Energy

The engineers at Google Research and an American nuclear fusion company have collaborated to build an algorithm that speeds up experiments in nuclear …

Energy

Google’s New Algorithm Wants to Help Researchers Stabilize Nuclear Fusion Reactions

Advancing Fusion Research<p>There are already a number of researchers involved in developing stable nuclear fusion. The goal may seem simple enough in …

Physics

Google enters nuclear fusion clean-energy race

Nuclear fusion is the holy grail of sustainable energy — a potentially unlimited source of pollution-free electricity that can power the world. No …

Energy

Researchers perform first basic-physics simulation of the impact of recycled atoms on plasma turbulence

Turbulence, the violently unruly disturbance of plasma, can prevent plasma from growing hot enough to fuel fusion reactions. Long a puzzling concern …

Physics

VIDEO: Made in Chelsea star backs nuclear fusion, wants £200m for reactors

Former E4 Made in Chelsea star Richard Dinan has launched his first book to encourage investors to back his plans to build two nuclear fusion …

Energy

Limitless, clean energy from nuclear fusion will be a reality in the UK by 2030

Smaller, agile projects will beat the large international collaborations like ITER to nuclear fusion.<p>Nuclear fusion – the energy released when atomic …

Energy

Nuclear Fusion: Has China NOW usurped Britain in race for world-saving clean energy?

GETTYThe Joint European Torus tokamak generator based at the CCFE.<p>Britain currently leads the world in the development of the technology through the …

Energy

A Chinese scientist thinks the country could be using nuclear fusion power in 50 years

Significant progress could be made on artificial sun technology by 2023 – and it could be used to generate clean energy for China in 50 to 60 years, a senior government nuclear scientist says.<p>Song Yuntao, a lead scientist on the country’s largest fusion energy project, told the official <i>Science and</i> …

Energy

The smallest star ever found could help scientists looking for Earth-like planets

Astronomers have identified the smallest star ever discovered in the Universe and said that it could help in the search for Earth-like planets that …

Universe

Europe pauses funding for €500 million fusion research reactor

Italian scientists eager to go it alone on experiment to tackle ‘waste heat’ problem.<p>Fusion energy holds the tantalising promise of limitless, clean …

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Carbon-Free Nuclear Fusion Is Coming, if It Survives Trump’s Budget Cuts

In the rolling hills of East Tennessee, a team of scientists and engineers is working to create a sun on Earth. They’re at Oak Ridge National …

Energy

MIT Scientist Asserts That We Will Have Fusion Energy by 2030

Fusion on the Horizon<p>In the continuous pursuit of a truly renewable and clean energy source, nothing compares to nuclear fusion. Although scientists …

The Future

You can now virtually go inside a fusion reactor thanks to this incredible footage

Stars use a unique process to generate energy. They're powered by fusion reaction. Take the sun, for example, which produces energy by merging …

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Natural gas inventory build comes in lower than expected

• EIA Natural Gas Inventory: +46 Bcf vs. +52 Bcf consensus, +61 Bcf last week.<br>• Futures -0.74% to $3.071.<br>• ETFs: UNG, DGAZ, UGAZ, BOIL, GAZ, KOLD, …

Cold Fusion

Astonishing Video Provides A Rare Glimpse Inside An Active Fusion Reactor

Could fusion energy still be the answer to all our problems?<p>A fascinating video showing rare footage inside a fusion reactor has surfaced again after being shared on Reddit.<p>The footage gives us a glimpse into the moment when the experimental reactor creates a thick column of plasma suspended thanks …

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Torus nuclear fusion project gets Brexit funding pledge

<b>A research project into nuclear fusion will continue to receive funding from the UK, if the European Union agrees to keep it in Oxfordshire.</b><p>The Joint European Torus (Jet) in Culham is home to the world's largest fusion reactor.<p>The EU covers 88% of the running costs, but the UK's contract to host …

Brexit

Stunning Footage Captured From Inside A Fusion Reactor

<i>Credit: Institute of Plasma Physics IPP</i><p>This immensely high-speed footage was released captured inside the Compass Tokamak at Institute of Plasma …

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Energy/Materials - Top Gainers / Losers as of 2:00 pm

• <b>Gainers:</b> CHNR +11%. EMES +9%. ECR +9%. TMST +9%. TESO +8%.• <b><br>Losers:</b> PWE -6%.<br>• Now read: Eclipse Resources (ECR) Presents At 2017 DUG East Conference - …

Cold Fusion

Don't kill Cannes – the ad industry needs it

Poor Cannes Lions. It must have hurt like hell that right in middle of the prized week, on French soil, a Frenchman running a huge French holding …

Cannes Lions

UK will continue funding EU nuclear fusion project if remains as host-gov't

June 27 (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday it would continue to fund a collaborative nuclear fusion project with the European Union to 2020 if the bloc extends Britain's contract to host the facility beyond 2018.<p>The Joint European Torus (JET) project, located in southeast England at …

Brexit

Energy/Materials - Top Gainers / Losers as of 3:00 pm

• <b>Gainers:</b> ZN +14%. CIE +10%. CRR +10%. ESES +9%. BAS +9%.• <b><br>Losers:</b> GSV -9%. ARNC -8%. DELT -7%. ACET -6%. DWSN -5%.<br>• Now read: Gold Market 'Flash Crash' …

Cold Fusion

One Step Closer To A Functional Fusion Reactor

Although the vacuum chamber in the British fusion reactor JET has a wall made of solid metal, it can melt if it gets hit by a beam of runaway …

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Ask Ethan: Can Failed Stars Eventually Succeed?

The closest brown dwarf system to Earth, Luhman 16, contains enough total mass to form a red dwarf star if everything within it were combined. The question of whether this will ever happen in our Universe is an interesting one.<p>In the night sky, the most apparent thing of all are the stars, found in …

Universe

Fusion Breakthrough Puts Us One Step Closer to Limitless Clean Energy

Taking It Slow<p>Scientists consider nuclear fusion the “holy grail” of energy production for good reason. Not only could it provide a virtually …

Energy

Decelerating stray electrons could hasten fusion reactor development

<b>A technique for solving a problem that can destroy the inner walls of nuclear fusion reactors could bring the elusive technique one step closer</b><p>Plasma …

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Putting the brakes on runaway electrons brings fusion power a step closer

A functional fusion reactor may still be a dream, but it's a dream that is slowly becoming a reality with numerous research efforts and experiments …

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