Jeez, the front page of this site really doesn’t do a very good job of reflecting what’s going on in the background, does it? I mean, there are dozens of posts every day to the forums, and I haven’t posted anything to the front page since December 2010? What’s up with that?
It probably has something to do with the fact that the news on fusion is, for the most part, not really news. It’s the same thing, over and over again: “Big bucks being spent on tiny results.” That meme got tired years ago.
So it’s exciting to see somebody getting well deserved attention for their efforts spend “small buck” to get commensurate results. As I’ve said many times, you may still not be anywhere near a break-even reaction, but you still get a lot more fusion per dollar spent with a fusor than you do with, say, a tokamak.
So here’s a bit of video footage that was posted to the forum last week about a garage fusor in Washington State, where forum veteran Carl Greninger works for Microsoft: