MIT Sloan Fellows MBA Program
Home | MIT Sloan Fellows | Leadership Blog
MIT and Commonwealth Fusion Systems are forging the future of energy Posted on

Fusion power is a carbon-free, combustion-free source of energy that uses fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation—and it may well be the way we power our future lives. Read about how it works.

Flip Flop Women's Summer Non-slip Slippers Fashion 30601 UK) Rivets Slippers Flat Sandals (Size : 6.5 UK) B07FCFDGFZ Parent 6499c52 - fantinegroup.com

Visualization by Ken Filar, PSFC research affiliate

Although, it has been the dream of energy researchers for years, fusion power remained out of reach because of the investment necessary to develop it for practical use. MIT has just announced, however, that it is putting fusion power on the fast track. With $50 million from an Italian energy investor, the Institute and the new private company Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) are preparing to launch a rapid research program leading to the development of a working pilot plant within 15 years.

The project was conceived by MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) researchers Robert Mumgaard SM ’15, PhD ’15 (now the CEO of CFS), Dan Brunner, PhD ’13, Brandon Sorbom, PhD ’17, and Zach Hartwig PhD ’14, assistant professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT. Director Dennis Whyte and Deputy Director Martin Greenwald will lead the effort, which will include a broad interdisciplinary team.

We need a new approach

Mitigating global climate change, Hartwig told MIT News, will require new sources of zero-carbon energy on a very fast track. “We are going to need a completely new approach to ensure that fusion energy can be a significant part of the solution. The hard reality of climate change is that every single nation that has ever industrialized and made a better life for its citizens did so at the expense of the climate. There is, at present, simply no other way to do this than to dump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels for energy.”

Flip Flop Women's Summer Non-slip Slippers Fashion 30601 UK) Rivets Slippers Flat Sandals (Size : 6.5 UK) B07FCFDGFZ Parent 6499c52

CFS will join the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) as part of the new university-industry partnership designed to bolster MIT research and teaching on the science of fusion. MIT President L. Rafael Reif described the project launch as an important historical moment. “Advances in superconducting magnets have put fusion energy potentially within reach, offering the prospect of a safe, carbon-free energy future,” he said. “As humanity confronts the rising risks of climate disruption, I am thrilled that MIT is joining with industrial allies, both longstanding and new, to run full-speed toward this transformative vision for our shared future on Earth.”

 

Comments are closed.

FangYOU1314 Air Cushion Low To Help Sports Shoes Thick Bottom Increased Mesh Shoes (Color : Blue, Size : 6 UK) B07H8D2LY5 ParentSilver Diamante Pearl Toe Post Mid Heel Wedge Detailing Classy Sandals - Summer Night out with the girls, Holiday... B01L24N1BM ParentUIN Women's Be Together Painted Travel Canvas Shoe Yellow B01E89ZRWE Parent , Diesel Women's Summer Landy Flippy Flip Flops B00BB5S2U8 Parent , SCLOTHS women's flip flop slippers waterproof Word trailer Outer wear Light bottom Leatherette black 5.5 US/35.5... B07BS8MHRD ParentSCLOTHS women's flip flop slippers flat flowers rubber B07C8H1HBH ParentColoranimal Cute Underwater World Animal Printed Home House Slippers Flat Flip-Flops B07D362CR4 Parent , Sandalette-DEDE Ladies slippers, big slippers, slippers, slippers, toes, slippers, comfortable slippers. B07FBBRTX2 ParentSandals Summer Women Flip Flops Flowers Decoration Slipper Non-Slip, Green,40 B07FF68VD9 Parent , Angel love beauty Women's High Heel Platform Wedge Flip-Flops Sandals cozy Slipper Summer Thongs flip flops (Color... B07FHLWBV8 Parent , DUPE Primavera ICE BLUE with Butterfly Charm Women Flip Flops, Ideal for Summer & Beach - UK Size 8/9. B00WMMYQYK Parent , Savannah Ladies Mid Wedge Toe Post Flip Flops B0777JGHVT Parent , Feifei Women's Shoes High Quality Material Fashion Sequins Crystal Shallow Mouth High-Heeled Single Shoes Black... B07C6HZBCY ParentElecenty Women Beach Flip Flops Wedge Casual Flat Shoes Leisure Pretty Floral Lady Shoes (UK:4, Pink) B07CGLQXNV ParentYLLXZ Women's shoes sandals High-heeled slippers Spring and summer Slope Waterproof platform Thick bottom folk-custom... B07FS2MW1J Parent , Rockport Women's Jada Tubular Thong Sandals B00590PFPQ Parent , Reef Women’s Krystal Star Prints Flip Flops B07CXG3JZ9 ParentLes Tropéziennes par M. Belarbi Women’s Gully Ankle Strap Sandals B078BMZH9W Parent , Fitflop Ringer Toe-Post Sandals Black B01BLSS484 Parent , Bdawin Women's Casual T Strap Elastic Slingback Slip On Thong Gladiator Sandal Flats Shoes B071RFY4M6 ParentLadies Womens Ella Slip On Glitter Sparkly Flip Flops Rubber Footbed Toe Post Thong Summer Sandals Beach Shoes... B07C8GN6SG Parent , Sandals ZCJB Low-Heeled Slippers Woman Summer Fashion Outer Wear Leather Thick Slippers B07DLXZ3KL ParentFitflop Women's Banda Micro Crystal Slide Dress Sandal B00PLZ1IZ0 Parent , CFP 7923 Mens Summer Sneakers Pump Casual Leather Mesh Athletic Comfy Breathable Leisure Shoes Blue UK Size 5.5 B074V6TMRD Parent , Leather Shoes, Men's Pointed Toe Txuedo Dress Shoes Burnished Smooth PU Leather Slip-on Lined Business Oxfords... B07GS27JBY ParentSunny&Baby Men's Business Oxford Casual Breathable Round Toe British Style Formal Shoes Abrasion Resistant B07GK2YKPK Parent , Sunny&Baby Mens Formal Business Flat Loafer Dress Tassel Leather Oxfords Shoes Abrasion Resistant B07GVJCVKH ParentCadets Parade Shoes. Oxford Capped Suitable for ATC, Army CCF Etc B013TMTC4K ParentSperry Men's Cutter CVO Grey 9 M US B072X65FTM Parent , New Men's Business Oxford Casual British Style Low Upper Lacing Formal Shoes B07HF46SV1 Parent ,
  • Most Popular
  • Related Sites
  • Bookmarks

      Flip Flop Women's Summer Non-slip Slippers Fashion 30601 UK) Rivets Slippers Flat Sandals (Size : 6.5 UK) B07FCFDGFZ Parent 6499c52 - fantinegroup.com

  • Categories
  • Archives