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| Issue 57

JET sets new fusion energy record

Recent results from EUROfusion’s JET experiment have demonstrated sustained high fusion power for the first time. These ground-breaking results could pave the way for fusion energy to play a key role in tackling climate change.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics, Science and society, Sustainability
 

| Issue 36

Destination fusion

Five young researchers are working to create a star on Earth.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles
 

| Issue 22

Harnessing the power of the Sun: fusion reactors

Renewable, clean, unlimited energy – how can it be achieved? Christine Rüth from EFDA introduces the tokamak, the most advanced fusion device.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering
           

| Issue 7

Fusion in the Universe: gamma-ray bursts

Henri Boffin from ESOw1 in Garching, Germany, follows the mystery of gamma-ray bursts from their first discovery to the most recent research on these dramatic astronomical explosions.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
                 

| Issue 6

Fusion in the Universe: when a giant star dies…

Péter Székely from the University of Szeged, Hungary, and Örs Benedekfi from the European Fusion Development Agreement in Garching, Germany, investigate how a star dies and what a nearby supernova explosion would mean for us on Earth.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
               

| Issue 5

Fusion in the Universe: where your jewellery comes from

Does alchemy sound too good to be true? Paola Rebusco, Henri Boffin and Douglas Pierce-Price, from ESO in Garching, Germany, describe how creating gold – and other heavy metals – is possible, though sadly not in the laboratory.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
             

| Issue 3

Fusion in the Universe: the power of the Sun

Mark Tiele Westra from the European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA) in Garching, Germany, elucidates the source of power on Earth: the Sun

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
               

| Issue 1

Fusion – ace in the energy pack?

The energy demands of our society continue to increase, while the stocks of fossil fuels - still our major energy source - are declining. Chris Warrick from the European Fusion Development Agreement explains why research into fusion offers the hope of a safe and environmentally responsible energy…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Engineering