Building a mini star on Earth, and holding it together inside a reactor, is not an easy task.
March 1, 2021 • ~7 min
Ahead of a UK plan to reach "net zero", we guide you through some of the key terms in climate change.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
A pioneering nuclear fusion experiment based in Oxfordshire has been switched on for the first time.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~4 min
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
Bers, a longtime member of the MIT community, was expert in plasma physics.
Sept. 16, 2015 • ~4 min
MIT representatives shared emerging energy technologies at an influential conference rife with world leaders.
July 10, 2015 • ~3 min