Energy, for everyone, for ever? Maybe, thanks to nuclear fusion

Metronews.ca. How science says the ITER reactor will work. Humans love heat. Humans love light. And clearly, the sun isn’t enough for us. So what if we could just make another one — a miniature version of the star that powers all the life on Earth? It sounds crazy. But it’s [...]

11 april, 2017|Nyheter|

Miljonsatsning: Nytt centrum för additiv tillverkning

chalmers.se. Chalmers har tillsammans med fyra partners beviljats 36 miljoner kronor från Vinnova för ett nytt kompetenscentrum för additiv tillverkning i metall. Centrumet får namnet ”Centre for Additive Manufacture – Metal ( CAM2 ). Satsningen utgör en del av regeringens initiativ att skapa forskningsmiljöer i världsklass med syfte att stärka [...]

7 april, 2017|None, Nyheter|

EU Research Commissioner sees ‘opportunities’ after Trump science cuts

sciencebusiness.net. ‘This is the moment that if I was an investor I would double my bet on Europe,’ says Moedas, on the 10th anniversary of the European Research Council. EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas sees new opportunities for science and investment in Europe following the dramatic research cuts proposed by US [...]

29 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

Effektiv användning av ESS kan utveckla nya lösningar på morgondagens utmaningar

teknikforetagen.se. Europeiska spallationskällan (ESS) är ett sameuropeiskt forskningsprojekt och en världsledande materialforskningsanläggning som är stationerad i Lund. Näringslivet har i många fall ett stort behov av kunskap om vad ESS är och vad man kan använda faciliteten till, men det finns en osäkerhet bland företag hur de ska ta tillvara de [...]

28 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

A Dream of Clean Energy at a Very High Price

nytimes.com. SAINT-PAUL-LEZ-DURANCE, France — At a dusty construction site here amid the limestone ridges of Provence, workers scurry around immense slabs of concrete arranged in a ring like a modern-day Stonehenge. It looks like the beginnings of a large commercial power plant, but it is not. The project, called ITER, is [...]

28 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

With Technical Installations Underway, the European Spallation Source Looks Toward Commissioning and Early Science

epsnews.eu. In February, the foundation work for all accessible areas of the European Spallation Source (ESS) facility in Lund (SE) was declared complete. More than 6,000 pilings of varied composition, diameter and depth have been hammered into the bedrock of southern Sweden, creating a foundation designed to protect the linear accelerator, [...]

24 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

CERN: ideal for entrepreneurship, for those who take a leap

Cern.ch. It is well-known that CERN is a hub for top-notch scientists, engineers and professionals from all corners of the world, committed to advance their fields, to explore the unknown and to learn. But this combination is also stimulating for the entrepreneurial spirit and therefore makes CERN an ideal place [...]

17 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

Interview with Prof. John Womersley, Director of ESS

Acceleratingnews.eu. Accelerating News Editor in Chief, Panos Charitos, sat down with Director General of the European Spallation Source (ESS) Professor John Womersley to discuss his experience at ESS and the future of European infrastructures and projects.  PC: Which are the main challenges in your new mandate as Director General of ESS? [...]

16 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

Women who changed the world

Nobelprize.org. Svetlana Alexievich, Youyou Tu, May-Britt Moser, Malala Yousafzai, Alice Munro, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Tawakkol Karman, Elinor Ostrom, Herta Müller, Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider, Ada Yonath, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Doris Lessing, Wangari Maathai, Linda Buck, Elfriede Jelinek, Shirin Ebadi. All Nobel Prize awarded women since 2000. The list is muck longer and you can read about all these womwn who changed the world at nobelprize.org (link).

8 mars, 2017|Nyheter|

How Can We Get Cheap, Clean Power From Nuclear Fusion?

Forbes.com. What are the most important unanswered questions in natural science that are likely to be answered by 2025? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Matthew J Moynihan, PhD in ICF, Fusion Blogger, on Quora: [...]

7 mars, 2017|Nyheter|