PhD candidate Lucio Milanese uncovers new fundamental mechanism in turbulence.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~9 min
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MIT Energy Fellow David Fischer irradiates high-temperature superconducting tape to test its resilience and prepare for the first pilot fusion plant.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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A pioneering nuclear fusion experiment based in Oxfordshire has been switched on for the first time.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~4 min
MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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Seven studies describe progress thus far and challenges ahead for a revolutionary zero-emissions power source.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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MIT’s vice president for research identifies three areas that show particular promise for climate action.
April 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.
March 18, 2020 • ~9 min
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Knowing how laser beams interact in a plasma—a hot soup of free moving electrons and ions—will boost the accuracy of computer models used in simulations of laser-driven implosions.
Dec. 10, 2019 • ~5 min
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Lab-scale experiment could help scientists understand interstellar and galactic-scale smashups.
Aug. 6, 2019 • ~7 min
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