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(Science Alert)   Korean scientists get hadron, insert larger amount of throbbing hot plasma in tokomak   (sciencealert.com) divider line
    More: Giggity, Nuclear fusion, Temperature, Tokamak, Fusion power, Magnetic field, Fundamental physics concepts, Plasma, Heat  
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2021-11-27 12:16:28 PM  
This is required watching for anything involving nuclear fusion power research

How close is nuclear fusion power?
Youtube LJ4W1g-6JiY
 
2021-11-27 12:51:32 PM  
Wow! So only only 20 years out now?
 
2021-11-27 1:03:49 PM  

darkman2000: Wow! So only only 20 years out now?


Which could be halved if we somehow reach our funding goal!
 
2021-11-27 2:10:09 PM  
Extra-extra-spicy please.
 
2021-11-27 2:49:41 PM  

Russ1642: This is required watching for anything involving nuclear fusion power research

[YouTube video: How close is nuclear fusion power?]


Love her explanations.
 
2021-11-27 3:30:53 PM  
If this was done in Jamaica, they could get that plasma hotter.

Ever had jerk plasma?
 
2021-11-27 4:04:36 PM  
Reading that headline made my head hurt.
 
2021-11-27 4:06:20 PM  
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2021-11-27 4:41:53 PM  

Russ1642: This is required watching for anything involving nuclear fusion power research

[YouTube video: How close is nuclear fusion power?]


I think Dr. Bigot is one heck of a name.
 
2021-11-27 5:04:23 PM  

darkman2000: Wow! So only only 20 years out now?


The projected waiting time til  fusion is viable has been lowered to 20 years!

/not sure about the raise in this weeks Chocolate ration tho
 
2021-11-27 6:35:28 PM  
While it's tempting to see each record as a competition,

[Narrator: It is]

Also: you think only Americans are arrogant jingoists?  The Chinese gave it a name solely to sport the English acronym EAST.
 
2021-11-27 7:59:05 PM  
It seems like if they can contain it for 30 seconds that's close enough to forever that this problem should be solved. I wonder what stops working after 30 seconds.
 
2021-11-28 1:59:45 AM  
Back in the day, there was a cartoon of a Large Hardon Collider, maybe by the Onion, or someone similarly irreverent... but the image seems to have disappeared from teh intartubez.

/two scientists with prominent bulges running towards each other
//turning safe search off might reveal it
///but results have a distressingly poor signal to noise ratio
 
2021-11-28 5:08:37 PM  

wax_on: It seems like if they can contain it for 30 seconds that's close enough to forever that this problem should be solved. I wonder what stops working after 30 seconds.


Look, 30 seconds is already practically forever for me.
 
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