Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   

<< Back to INDEX

Energy by fusion is only 20 years away [Science]
posted March 19 2013 20:36.42 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Right now we live in an era where we discover new sources and new ways to generate and store energy. Solar energy, carbohydrates, chemicals and other energy sources are all in the field. Currently the most efficient energy comes by burning fossil fuel. But in a short time frame, solar energy seems that will be the most efficient and cheap method.

Professor Michio Kaku talks about the energy of the future, which is fusion. Fusion is what keeps our sun burning for over 5 billions years. Fusion is when two atoms are combined under extreme pressure to generate one heavier atom. The generated atom is slightly lighter than the overall weight of the combined atoms. The weight that was lost is converted into energy.

As an example, our sun fuses about 600 billion kilograms of hydrogen each second to generate 595 billion tons of the heavier helium. The 5 billion tons lost in the process is converted into energy.

Michio Kaku believes that fusion will be realized within the next 20 years. Watch the following very interesting video:

[Link: Big Think]

You might also like...

We are close to make a real elixir of youth [Biology]

Microchip launched MPLAB XC compilers [News]

Linear Announced Low Noise High Speed Fully Differential Input ADC [New Product]

Nanobatteries may kill gasoline in the future [Science]

New Innovative Technology Gives Hope to Paraplegics [Technology]

Happy Birthday Tetris [News]

Future cameras will get 360 degrees photos in one shot [Gadget]

New Family of Field-Effect Rectifier diodes (FERD) [News]

<< Back to INDEX



  Email (shall not be published)


Notify me of new posts via email

Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


  • At 20 March 2013, 4:07:38 user SHIVAM CHOUREY wrote:   [reply @ SHIVAM CHOUREY]
    • What are prospective consequences, once we accomplish "The Theory of Everything!"?

     Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

    Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
    © Copyright 2008
    Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy