Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) confirmed they can drop boron powder into a tokamak fusion reactor. The research showed a powder dropper can successfully drop boron powder into high-temperature plasma within tokamaks that have parts made of a heat-resistant material known as tungsten. The scientists wanted to […]

The U.S. Department of Energy SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and University of Toronto scientists have developed a new type of catalyst that’s three times better than the previous record holder at splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. The research published in the journal Science, outlines a potential way to make a future generation of water-splitting […]

Yesterday Dr Francesco Romanelli, Leader of the European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA) and the Joint European Torus (JET) Leader, delivered a summary of the JET results at the IAEA Fusion Energy Conference in San Diego. The conference aims to discuss various options with the goal of building the first demonstration power plant before the middle […]