The dream of unlimited energy

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17 Feb 2009

Just saw an inspiring BBC Horizon programme by Professor Brian Cox, a nuclear physicist and former keyboard player for D:Ream (“things can only get better”), on the prospects for fusion power. At present the programme is not available on BBC iPlayer but according to the official description of the documentary:

“Granted extraordinary access to the biggest and most ambitious fusion experiments on the planet, Brian travels to the USA to see a high security fusion bomb testing facility in action and is given a tour of the world’s most powerful laser. In South Korea, he clambers inside the reaction chamber of K-Star, the world’s first super-cooled, super-conducting fusion reactor where the fate of future fusion research will be decided.”

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