News tagged with fusion ignition

Livermore lab nears launch of fusion quest

Within the next week at a high-security building in Livermore, Calif., the size of a football stadium, scientists will hunker down to conduct an experiment backed by billions of dollars and promises to change the world's ...

Sep 23, 2010 4.3 / 5 (21) 26

Peering inside an artificial sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- After more than five decades of research, a major milestone toward the harnessing of fusion power is expected within the next year or two. This milestone, known as "fusion ignition," should ...

Jan 29, 2010 4.3 / 5 (36) 27 | with audio podcast