OF INTEREST: Fusion: energy of the future? (live stream)

After 60 years of fusion research, are we any closer?

This was the question asked during a 90-minute episode of the US science series ’NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow' (KPCC Southern California Public Radio) that aired on 30 June.

Guests William W. Heidbrink, professor of physics and astronomy in the School of Physical Sciences at the University of California, Irvine; John Parmentola, senior vice president of General Atomics' Energy and Advanced Concepts Group; and Ned R. Sauthoff, director of the US ITER Project Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory joined host Mat Kaplan for a tour of fusion science, the ITER Project and the outlook for fusion energy.
 
You can watch the live stream here.