Tag Archives: ITER

ITER-2 Machine is being built – will it work?

Fusion waste disposal is an issue that may limit ITER’s success The long awaited fusion test bed, ITER, is under construction.  The facility buildings are well on the way towards completion and machine assembly should begin in the last months … Continue reading

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ITER-1 – The international fusion test facility

ITER will begin fusion tests within a decade. We discuss this huge machine. The long awaited fusion test bed, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, is under construction in Cadarache, France.  ITER is an hour (70 km) North of Marseilles (South-Eastern … Continue reading

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Fusion Wins Reprieve

House ignores Obama, grants required fusion research budget, but it will not be over until after the elections. Last week, we saw an astounding finish to the congressional budget assignments.  Rather than finding its coffin lid nailed closed, at this … Continue reading

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Fusion, Seawater and Stewart Prager’s OpEd

Interesting Op Ed piece in the 2011 Jul 11 New York Times by Dr. Stewart Prager on the status and potentials for fusion power.  Dr. Prager is the Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL); he does a good … Continue reading

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