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Why Los Alamos lab is working on the tricky task of creating new plutonium cores
Plutonium cores, or pits, are the triggers for thermonuclear weapons.
Physicists want to create energy like stars do. These two ways are their best shot.
Both approaches to nuclear fusion share a common goal—harnessing the power of a sun on Earth.
Humans just generated nuclear energy akin to a star
A recent nuclear fusion experiment puts physicists one step closer to achieving ‘ignition,’ a promising development for new clean energy.
A California Company Thinks The Secret To Fusion Is A Long Tube
Take with a boulder of salt
The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power
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.
Fusion Power Could Happen Sooner Than You Think
A new Lockheed Skunkworks project promises outsized results in a compact package.
National Ignition Facility Cranks Laser Up to Record 500 Trillion Watts
In California, at the ultra-powerful fusion laboratory of the National Ignition Facility, 192 laser beams have fired simultaneously, blasting their...
Jeff Bezos Invests $19.5 Million in General Fusion’s Nuclear Technology
This is the fusion company that PopSci said might save the world
Former Apollo Astronaut and Senator Says Mining Helium on the Moon Could Solve The Global Energy Crisis
Former astronaut, Apollo moonwalker, geologist and former Senator Harrison Schmitt has a modest plan to solve the world’s energy problems....
Italian Scientists Claim (Dubious) Cold Fusion Breakthrough
Good science is always rooted in good data, but the most entertaining science is the stuff that transcends the need...