Posts Tagged ‘fusion’

Today’s physics news: Record-breaking laser pulse paves way for fusion, question over theory of lunar formation and more

By Lena | 26 Mar, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today’s physics news: Record-breaking laser pulse paves way for fusion, question over theory of lunar formation and more

IOP’s Schools Lecture – final part

By Lena | 10 Jan, 2011 | 0 Comments
IOP’s Schools Lecture – final part

Our 2010 IOP schools lecturer Melanie Windridge on her tour and fusion physics: Last time we spoke about how the energy of the fusion reaction is converted into electricity by way of a blanket of lithium surrounding the torus.  We also talked about how the lithium also reacts with the fusion neutrons to form tritium, […]

IOP Schools Lecture – part 11

By Lena | 15 Dec, 2010 | 0 Comments
IOP Schools Lecture – part 11

Our 2010 IOP schools lecturer Melanie Windridge on her tour and fusion physics: It’s been a while since my last blog and I’ve been up and down the country, most recently to Swansea.  I visited Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula, which was beautiful in the heavy frost. In the last blog we talked […]

2010 school lecture – part 8

By Lena | 21 Sep, 2010 | 0 Comments
2010 school lecture – part 8

Our 2010 School Lecture presenter Dr Melanie Windridge on her lecture tour and fusion reaction. My fusion tour around Scotland took me to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Inverness on consecutive days, so I’ve had busy days of talking and travel.  There wasn’t time to see much of the cities, but I did get to see […]

2010 School Lecture – part 7

By Lena | 30 Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments
2010 School Lecture – part 7

Our 2010 School Lecture presenter Dr Melanie Windridge on her lecture tour and fusion reaction. Summer seems to fly by!  It has been raining most of August and with all the wind this week it’s been feeling quite autumnal, which can only mean one thing – the summer holidays are coming to an end and I’ll […]

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