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Closing In on Fusion
10 months ago

Closing In on Fusion

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Science

The same process that fuels stars could one day be used to generate massive amounts of power here on Earth. Nuclear fusion—in which atomic nuclei fuse to form heavier nuclei and release energy in …
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Weighing up Plasma Particles
2 years ago

Weighing up Plasma Particles

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

The sun’s energy is the result of a continuous series of nuclear fusion reactions in which ionized hydrogen in the form of plasma collides at high speeds and releases helium …
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Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy
3 years ago

Artificial Intelligence Approach Points to Bright Future for Fusion Energy

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

For decades, scientists have sought to control nuclear fusion—the energy that powers the sun and other stars—by developing massive fusion reactors to produce and contain plasma, with the goal of …
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Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles
7 years ago

Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to try to get closer to producing sustainable fusion for electricity.
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