TED Talks series, FILMED JUL 2009 • POSTED DEC 2009 • TEDGlobal 2009
Physicist Steven Cowley is certain that nuclear fusion is the only truly sustainable solution to the fuel crisis. He explains why fusion will work -- and details the projects that he and many others have devoted their lives to, working against the clock to create a new source of energy.
Cowley wants to open up discussion and the human mind to the possibilty of fusion as the best energy resource for the future.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
Listen >> TED Talks: Steven Cowley: Fusion is Energy's Future
TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This material can be used to explore the possibility of nuclear fusion as an energy source and how it works.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator and how this material is applied.
REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
Steven Cowley directs the UK's leading fusion research center. Soon he'll helm new experiments that may make cheap fusion energy real on a commercial scale. Full Bio >>