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06/10/2014 - 00:00
ITER
​Vitali Dmitrievich Shafranov passed away on 9 June 2014 in Moscow. V.D. Shafranov was an outstanding physicist, world-recognized leader in the theory of confinement, equilibrium and stability of toroidal magnetic systems, and one of the principal founders of modern plasma physics and magnetic...
06/10/2014 - 00:00
ITER
​A 25-minute documentary in English on the ITER Project produced by Technology Update (Russia Today) won the bronze world medal at an international film festival in New York City this spring. Produced back in October 2013, "Way to New Energy" traces the origins of ITER, fusion and the...
06/10/2014 - 00:00
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​Fusion energy could change the planet. But what is it and why don't we have it? Physicists Andrew Zwicker, Arturo Dominguez and Stefan Gerhardt explain how fusion energy could be a gamechanger for the world's energy problems. You can either play the video to learn about fusion, or play with the...
06/09/2014 - 09:00
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The long concept preparation phase for ITER's high-tech divertor remote handling system has come to an end and industry is about to take over, thanks to a seven year, multimillion-euro contact signed between the European Domestic Agency for ITER and Assystem, a leading consultancy firm in...
06/09/2014 - 00:00
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The wording on the plaque unveiled last Friday in Aix-en-Provence says it all: welcome to the "France/ITER Organization Representative Office" of KEPCO E&C, a subsidiary of Korea's giant electricity utility KEPCO. The many ITER procurement contracts awarded to KEPCO E&C (...
06/09/2014 - 00:00
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CAMBRIDGE — Senator Elizabeth Warren placed her hand atop a large red button and pressed firmly, restarting a nuclear experiment that MIT believes could help save the planet — but which the Obama administration considered superfluous and tried to kill year after year. More than 100 scientists,...
06/06/2014 - 00:00
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More than 850 job seekers, invited by the French national employment agency Pôle Emploi, gathered in the Château de Cadarache last Monday 2 June for the second 'Energy for Employment' job fair.   As ITER construction is progressing, contractors on the ITER site are recruiting in many fields,...
06/05/2014 - 21:09
Room To Read
    Room to Read's book publishing expert Alisha Berger tells us about why every book is a "small miracle." At 2:56, she reveals some of the thoughts and strategies that go into making a book that inspires early readers. And at 7:56, she reads us one of her favorite stories about a cricket and a...
06/04/2014 - 09:00
ITER
A major technological deal has been reached between the European Domestic Agency (Fusion for Energy) and Air Liquide for the engineering, procurement, installation and testing of the world's largest cryoplant and auxiliary systems. The ITER cryoplant will produce and distribute cooling power at...