Plasma containment fields

Slashdot: Fusion Gets Closer With Magnetic Field Correction

"Seems folks over at the the U.S. National Fusion Facility in San Diego have figured out a way to fiddle with magnets to contain plasma and make their scale-model fusion generator produce energy significantly in excess of what they're putting in."

Is it just me or does that quote sound a lot like Star Trek engineering lingo? Cooooool. :-)

Written on July 16, 2001