US invests $36.4m in fusion energy research

Funding has been provided to 37 universities, national laboratories and private companies

Google in hot race for nuclear fusion technology

Google has entered the race for nuclear fusion technology with a US firm. The search engine giant and Tri Alpha Energy, backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, have developed a new computer algorithm which has helped speed up experiments on plasmas – which are ultra-hot balls of gas. Nuclear fusion, which generates huge amounts of […]