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#353 – Dennis Whyte: Nuclear Fusion and the Way forward for Vitality

Dennis Whyte is a nuclear scientist at MIT and the director of the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Heart. Please help this podcast by trying out our sponsors:
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Right here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast gamers it is best to have the ability to click on the timestamp to leap to that point.
(00:00) – Introduction
(05:54) – Nuclear fusion
(23:53) – e=mc^2
(38:20) – Fission vs fusion
(43:32) – Nuclear weapons
(47:19) – Plasma
(54:29) – Nuclear fusion reactor
(1:09:50) – 2022 nuclear fusion breakthrough defined
(1:30:27) – Magnetic confinement
(1:49:36) – ITER
(1:54:23) – SPARC
(2:08:23) – Way forward for fusion energy
(2:16:55) – Engineering challenges
(2:35:36) – Nuclear disasters
(2:40:21) – Chilly fusion
(2:54:36) – Kardashev scale
(3:04:00) – Recommendation for younger individuals



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