Megavolts Episode 9: When fusion almost works
Friday 9 February 2024 10am
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 table.
Check out our behind the scenes interactive tour of the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility.
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