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Educational Materials

Below are websites with information to assist in the understanding of fusion energy and its applications.


Physics of a Fundamental Energy Source - FusEdWeb | Fusion Education
An introduction to the principles of fusion geared towards high school students. Posters in various languages also available for download or ordering
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How the Sun Shines
By John N. Bahcall, 29 June2000
What makes the sun shine? How does the sun produce the vast amount of energy necessary to support life on earth? These questions challenged scientists for a hundred and fifty years, beginning in the middle of the nineteenth century. Theoretical physicists battled geologists and evolutionary biologists in a heated controversy over who had the correct answer.
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Fusion Basics
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Fusion Basics. Fusion Energy · Advantages of Fusion · How Fusion Energy is Produced · Fusion Reactions
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The General Atomics Fusion Education Outreach Program
Link to site In the FUN Zone
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