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Fusion Energy Reaches Prime Time
Fusion Energy Reaches Prime Time

Over the last three years, electricity generation from fusion has moved from the realm of science fiction to the brink of serious development. A lot has happened, but challenges remain…


What Will a Fusion Power Plant Look Like?
What Will a Fusion Power Plant Look Like?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Dec. 13 “the achievement of fusion ignition.” The milestone is a major scientific breakthrough, decades in the making. Fusion, of course, is…


Fusion Power Illusions, Delusions, and Hope
Fusion Power Illusions, Delusions, and Hope

Fusion provides the energy of the sun and all stars, but harnessing fusion for civilian electric power has proven exceptionally difficult. For over 50 years the U.S. government has pursued…