nuclear fusion

nuclear fusion

India Is Launching a Rover to the Moon to Look for Nuclear Fusion Fuel

The moon is harboring billions of dollars' worth of Helium-3, a critical component for nuclear fusion. India’s space agency wants to be the first to mine it.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.27.18
Power VR

This Vancouver Startup Is Chasing the Dream of Clean, Limitless Energy Forever

Nuclear fusion is always “50 years away.” But now it could finally, almost be here.
Bryson Masse
5.5.17
energy

This 'Star in a Jar’ Could Produce a Nearly Unlimited Supply of Energy

Physicists argue that a spherical tokamak is the best candidate for a pilot nuclear fusion power plant.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.27.16
esa

Space Tech Is Helping Engineer the World's Biggest Nuclear Fusion Reactor

If it can withstand the Sun it can manage fusion.
Emiko Jozuka
3.16.16
Germany

Nuclear Fusion Hit a Massive Milestone in Germany

A brand-new reactor, an experimental stellarator design called Wendelstein 7-X, was successfully booted up to an extent where it created hydrogen plasma.
Motherboard Staff
2.3.16
fusion

Fusion Power Is a Bit Closer, Claims Mysterious Energy Startup

We are still a ways away from proper, useful fusion, but this seems to be a tantalizing taste.
Michael Byrne
8.26.15
uk

An Alternative Approach to Nuclear Fusion: Think Smaller

A UK group is trying to use new superconducting tech to make a smaller fusion reactor.
Emiko Jozuka
7.2.15
Science

​Could Electrons Be Used to Clean Up Coal Emissions?

How a laser developed for nuclear fusion may be repurposed to scrub coal emissions.
Doug Bierend
1.5.15