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The outlook for harnessing on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

What does the future hold for the development of fusion energy as a safe, clean and virtually limitless source of power to generate electricity? To find out, the Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment at Princeton University spoke with Steve Cowley, director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University professor of astrophysical sciences, and Egemen Kolemen, a PPPL physicist and assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the Andlinger Center. The conversation ranged from the recent rush of private companies into the field to the role of innovation in making fusion power an affordable reality. You can read the story and interviews, “Andlinger Center Speaks: Fusion’s Hot Moment,” here.

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