Lectures - 2017/2018

The Scientific Challenges of Fusion Power

Prof. Steven Cowley, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Imagine holding a lump of jelly - the plasma - with a few pieces of knitting - a magnetic field - and the plasma is ten times hotter than the core of the sun, while the magnets are held within a few degrees of absolute zero, and you have some idea of the materials challenge...