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Connections: Monthly Science Roundtable - Fusion As A Potential Energy Source

As Gizmodo recently pointed out, there's an old joke about fusion energy: it's the energy of the future, and always will be. But then the author declares, "Researchers are making progress toward this futuristic energy source, and scientists will eventually solve fusion's immense technical challenges if society can commit to the journey."

How about here, at the University of Rochester? Our guests explain how they've taken a significant step forward in a form of fusion research. So is fusion ever going to become the energy of the present? We discuss it with:

Connections science roundtable
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.

Connections with Evan Dawson

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