Scientists have discovered matter and antimatter appear to be perfect mirror images of each other as far as anyone can see, foiling hope of solving the mystery as to why there is far more matter than antimatter in the universe.
General Fusion’s reactor is a metal sphere with 220 pneumatic pistons designed to ram its surface simultaneously.
General Fusion, a startup in Vancouver, Canada, says it can build a prototype fusion power plant within the next decade and do it for less than a billion dollars. So far, it has raised $13.5 million from public and private investors to help kick-start its ambitious effort.
Researchers at a US Navy laboratory have unveiled what they say is “significant” evidence of cold fusion, a potential energy source that has many sceptics in the scientific community.