Predicting the future is a fool’s errand—after all, who could have imagined the internet fifty years ago, and the many ways it’s upended commerce, finance, the workplace, and all those seemingly immutable mainstays of yesteryear. Still, someone’s got to do it: here’s our look at some technological innovations coming down the pike.
Three papers released by an English startup, Tokamak Energy, are challenging established science that in the area of fusion reactors, bigger is not always better.
It powers all the stars in our universe, and it has the potential to provide clean, cheap, inexhaustible power for the whole world. So, why haven’t we started harnessing fusion energy yet?
China's nuclear fusion machine has beaten the record of Germany, but why is that important? Does this mean that we will be successfully harnessing energy from hydrogen fusion in the future?
Researchers are getting ready to turn on the largest fusion reactor ever built called the Wendelstein 7-X - and they are hopeful that this stellarator will light a new path to fusion energy.
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