Our Universe Revealed: Prof. Manoel Couder, University of Notre Dame


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Nuclear fusion: Powering the stars and life on Earth

Prof. Manoel Couder
Department of Physics
University of Notre Dame

Nuclear fusion has been fueling stars and creating almost all of the chemical elements in the Universe over the last 13 billion years. But how does fusion in stars work? And when will humanity be able to harness this seemingly limitless source of energy? Learn from Manoel Couder, associate professor in the Department of Physics, how private businesses and recent scientific discoveries aid in the advancement of fusion technology that may be the next solution for power generation.