Nuclearfusion

08.30.17
Researchers create a new fusion recipe that boosts energy output
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Researchers create a new fusion recipe that boosts energy output

By adding an additional ion to the mix, they can increase energy production ten-fold.

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06.21.17
Scientists may have solved a key barrier to fusion power
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Scientists may have solved a key barrier to fusion power

A solution to runaway electrons gets us one step closer to nuclear fusion.

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11.28.16
New magnetic field theory gets us closer to nuclear fusion
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New magnetic field theory gets us closer to nuclear fusion

Researchers have figured out why plasma fields rapidly snap and reconnect.

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02.13.14
Scientists get meaningful energy from laser-based nuclear fusion
02.13.14

Scientists get meaningful energy from laser-based nuclear fusion

Researchers have long sought to generate significant energy from laser-based nuclear fusion, and i...

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08.05.12
Visualized: Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine erupts in a web of lightning
08.05.12

Visualized: Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine erupts in a web of lightning

Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine sounds like it belongs in a James Bond movie more than it...

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07.15.12
NIF sets record with 500 TW laser shot, lab-based nuclear fusion not far behind
07.15.12

NIF sets record with 500 TW laser shot, lab-based nuclear fusion not far behind

In an effort to recreate the fusion reaction that occurs in start formation, the National Ignition...

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04.17.12
Sandia National Laboratories generates neutrons in a radical way
04.17.12

Sandia National Laboratories generates neutrons in a radical way

The Responsive Neutron Generator Product Deployment Center (say that quickly five times) at Sandia...

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01.26.12
X-ray laser bakes solid plasma from aluminum foil, brings us closer to nuclear fusion
01.26.12

X-ray laser bakes solid plasma from aluminum foil, brings us closer to nuclear fusion

Nuclear fusion, like flying cars, is one of those transparent, dangling carrots that've been stymyi...

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05.28.11
Microsoft manager teams up with teens to build a fusion reactor in his garage (video)
05.28.11

Microsoft manager teams up with teens to build a fusion reactor in his garage (video)

Normally, if a grown man talks about building a fusion reactor and wants your 13-year-old to hang...

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