Researchers Shocked at UK’s Plan to Exit EU Nuclear Agency


In a surprise move, apparently in the wake of Brexit planning, the UK has announced it will no longer participate in the European Union’s nuclear agency Euratom. This could lead to less funding for the world’s largest fusion experiment, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in Cadarache, France. Billions of dollars in research into hot fusion has resulted in very little and potentially misleading progress, while modestly funded LENR firms, such as Brillouin Energy, have demonstrated excess power in repeatable testing.

Full article at Nature.com