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Fusion Around the World

News from the global fusion research community
June 11, 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched a competition to find "innovative ways to visualise, analyse and explore" simulations of different materials that can be used to build fusion reactors.

May 30, 2018

Confusion over UK funding from Europe’s nuclear agency is adding to the anxiety of staff at the Joint European Torus.

May 11, 2018

More than 60 top fusion scientists and engineers from around the world gathered at the 5th IAEA DEMO Programme Workshop in Daejeon, South Korea, from 7 to 10 May, to discuss critical issues and next steps on the road to the realization of fusion energy.

April 30, 2018

Nuclei of lighter atoms such as hydrogen collide and fuse together to produce nuclei of heavier atoms such as helium and release vast amounts of energy in the process —this is the essence of fusion.

April 19, 2018

Commonwealth Fusion Systems has pledged to build a commercial fusion reactor based on new superconducting magnets.

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