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Megavolts Episode 9: When fusion almost works
09
FEB
Megavolts Episode 9: When fusion almost works

In the latest episode of MegaVolts we talk about fusion and when it fails. It’s a grey area – sometimes colliding nuclei miss, sometimes they bounce and sometimes they stick for a little while, dance around each other and then go their separate ways, both somehow changed forever… Getting our head around the complexities will help us understand how to build heavier elements to add to the periodic...

In the latest episode of MegaVolts we talk about fusion and when it fails. It’s a grey area – sometimes colliding nuclei miss,...

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A solar car you could take to Mars
06
FEB
A solar car you could take to Mars

Living on Mars you’re a good distance from a mechanic. So, any technology you use there would need to be robust.  These are the kind...

To prove gravity is quantum, use a laser, not a mass
01
FEB
To prove gravity is quantum, use a laser, not a mass

The mystery of the possible quantum nature of gravity could be solved with lasers – a major contrast with the conventional approach of using...

Seeing into the ground with gravity
25
JAN
Seeing into the ground with gravity

It’s a challenge to see into the ground, but high resolution gravity measurements could be a way to reveal underground structures –...

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