by Kelvin F. Long
Sometime in the 1960s the physicist Robert Duncan Enzmann came up with the idea of using huge spheres of frozen Deuterium, mined from the gas giants, as the main fuel for so called ‘Slow Boats’. These are large vessels but much smaller than conventional world ships. Enzmann seems to have imagined these vessels travelling at [...]
by Bill Cress
When I attended the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop on November 28 & 29, I visited the AMSE museum that was adjacent to the hotel where the workshop was presented. There was a very nice display on the ITER project being built in the South of France. Some pictures I took are shown.
by Bill Cress
Last Friday while in Los Angeles I was very fortunate to have scheduled a pre-arranged private tour of General Atomic’s DIII-k Tokamak Fusion Facility in San Diego California. I was met by Richard Lee senior Scientist in overall charge of the Fusion Energy Education Group. He was kind enough to go above and beyond and [...]
by Milos Stanic
Feasible, practical and relatively cheap nuclear fusion concept is one of science’s holy grails and the search has been on for more than five decades now. It represents one of the ultimate sources of energy for both terrestrial and space practices. There are dozens of research projects, involving more than twenty different approaches for nuclear [...]