It’s quite a relief to see some activity on the Robert Bussard Fusion effort led now by Richard Nebel.  Friday saw the news that the federal contract “Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition” document make it out to confirm essentially what everyone had expected. The divergence from the established norm is the newly […]

Using Recovery Act funds the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division at China Lake, Calif., is contracting with the late Dr. Robert Bussard’s firm Energy Matter Conversion Corp., (EMC2) of Santa Fe, N.M., for research, analysis, development, and testing in support of the Plan Plasma Fusion (Polywell) Project.  The Polywell and IEC or internal electrostatic […]

Sander Olson has interviewed Eric Lerner who is famed for his leadership and innovations that form the Focus Fusion Society. The society is a charitable organization attempting to develop the focus fusion technology ideas and concepts into commercial reactors. Sander Olson is a journalist with a good, and it seems to me, quirky reputation.  But […]

Sander Olson on behalf of Brian Wang’s nextbigfuture site managed to speak with Richard Nebel the leader of the Bussard founded EMC2 Corporation that’s working to get Dr. Bussard’s IEC fusion concept into working and productive function. The questions and answers are quite illuminating and the comments include input from Mr. Nebel and shed even […]

M. Simon broke the news last week that the Department of Defense released its expenditure plan for the projects to be funded with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 including $2 million for Plasma Fusion (Polywell) Demonstration fusion plasma confinement system for shore and shipboard applications in the Joint OSD/USN project. While its […]

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