In depth: September 2008
Just over a year ago, the online project Galaxy Zoo was launched. Two of its founders, Chris Lintott and Kate Land, reflect on the story of one of the most innovative astronomy projects out there
Fusion researchers from around the world will gather in Germany next week to chart the way forward to commercial fusion reactors. Hamish Johnston surveys what will be on offer in Rostock
The UK firm MG Sanders is developing tungsten tile modules that will soon be installed in the Joint European Torus, where the components will be evaluated for use in the ITER fusion reactor. Ian Warrington explains the challenges of developing a complex technology that can withstand the intense heat of nuclear fusion.
Dan Mistry outlines how industry can compete for valuable fusion contracts
Tessella is providing software services to the next-generation ITER fusion reactor being built in France. The UK-based firm’s fusion project manager, Richard Layne, explains how the company is building on its extensive experience supporting fusion research at the Joint European Torus