Physicists had to compress the fuel to twice the density of the core of the sun.
In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.
Cranking out plasma at 100 million degrees
A more elegant toothbrush, for a more civilized time
Hottest matter ever created in a lab; may have induced law-of-nature-warping bubble
What a predicted 2013 blast from the sun could mean for the U.S.
Your Ampakine-enhanced future is at least a few years off. For now, these "smart drugs" may be your best bet
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
General Fusion gets $12 million to help make their cold fusion reactor a reality
Not your rainy afternoon trip to the science museum
It's from a ray of sunshine peeking through a lunar valley.
As an American fusion project gets ready to fire up, the European one reels from reduced funding and ambition
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
What is the most powerful laser in the world?
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill