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fusion reactor

[′fyü·zhən rē ‚ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A proposed device in which controlled, self-sustaining nuclear fusion reactions would be carried out in order to produce useful power.
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A fuel with no greenhouse emissions or radioactive waste that is almost unlimited, sounds incredible, but scientists are taking steps to make fusion power useful and affordable.
How long it would then take build a commercial fusion power plant will depend on "the level to of political will and the sense of urgency," he said.
A fusion power plant producing 1 gigawatt (1 billion watts) of power would cost $2.
Edwards is cited "for your many scientific contributions and the managerial leadership you are providing to national and international research efforts on inertial confinement fusion and high energy density plasma physics" and noting especially "your leadership of the scientific program on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) for both high energy density physics and for the eventual achievement of ignition leading towards a commercial fusion power source".
Solving the problems and being able to build workable fusion power stations would solve our energy issues forever.
Fusion Power Hour is the number one talk radio show on The Arena Sports Network and features hosts Matt Ryncarz and Donald Barrett.
can take that will lead to demonstration-level fusion power within a decade.
The most famous project in fusion power - the ITER - is also analyzed in-depth, along with the role the US plays in the project.
EPRI has pre-existing knowledge and intrinsic insight into the research and development of the existing project for aneutronic fusion power for spacecraft applications, by previously providing consulting and research services.
Dr Kaku has predicted, in his latest book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by 2100, that "anyone who can successfully master fusion power will have unleashed unlimited eternal energy.
Use the tax money to research fusion power or clean coal or clean fission.