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#Pluralistic 1/ A sign reading 'This is not Disneyland! Do not let children
Next Monday (Mar 20), I'm doing a remote talk for the @Ostrom_Workshop's Beyond the Web Speaker Series… 2/
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#ITER #Kernfusion #Nuclearfusion
Michael Claessens
ITER: The Giant Fusion Reactor
Bringing a Sun to e
Fast einen Monat nach der Bestellung endlich erhalten. Gut Ding braucht Weile :-) Image
Wow-1g of deuterium-tritium produces, through #nuclearfusion, as much energy as the combustion of 8000 tonnes of oil!
Hear that, #Fridays4Future #Davos2020 !!
#nuclearfusion #tokamak #ITER
In 2003 the Tore Supra maintained a plasma pulse for 6min 30sec that produced 1billion Joules of energy-a world record among tokamaks that still stands today.
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@godless_mom Heaven is just a fairy story for those afraid of the LIGHT
#TheoreticalPhysicists prefer to believe in the heavenly fairy tales they can concoct themselves.
#cosmology #Heaven #GOD #Truth #StephenHawking #NeildeGrasseTyson
@godless_mom Don’t know if they buried #StephenHawking in a black hole, like most people, but he said: "If you feel you are in a black hole, don’t give up. There’s a way out."… #Hawking #BlackHoles #MythMath #cosmology #NeildeGrasseTyson #atheist
@godless_mom Imagine there’s no #BlackHole heaven.
#StephenHawking didn't know what to believe about the NOTHING of #BlackHoles.… #atheists #cosmology
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Humans are about to see the first-ever photo of a 'supermassive' black hole. Here what we hope to discover…
The heart of every major galaxy is said to contain a supermassive #BlackHole - a place where anything, including light, can be devoured to the point of no return.
For years, scientists have struggled to capture one of these deadly masses on camera, since the absence of light renders them nearly impossible to see.
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Stephen Hawking mentored many bright minds in his time at @Cambridge_Uni, including @mcgillu's Robert Brandenberger. The McGill physics professor was a post-doc in Hawking's group at Cambridge from 1985 to 1987.
"He wanted to live the life he wanted to live despite his physical limitations," says Brandenberger.
"He had a great sense of humour, he liked people... He appreciated everyone for who they were." — Robert Brandenberger, physics professor and Canada Research Chair at @mcgillu. Brandenberger was a post-doc under Stephen Hawking at @Cambridge_Uni
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