We've launched an exciting new project of our own! Introducing the Kickstarter app for iPhone!
Aug 6, 2011
1 year, 4 months and 22 days ago we came together to fund the open source Bussard fusion reactor.
Today the open source Bussard fusion reactor is operational!!!
Together we built the world's first amateur Bussard fusion reactor!!!
Details of first operation:
History of this project:
This is just the start. Now we will run experiments and publish data.
This is a huge day for open source science!
Nov 12, 2010
The copper coil Bussard Reactor is approaching first light!
Look at the progress:
I hope to strike a plasma with this setup in the next week or so!
Oct 21, 2010
Big win today!!!
We just got the superconducting magnet to run in a persistent state:
I've been working towards this for a year!
Jul 12, 2010
Unless you just returned from a two week camping trip, you already know this.... but for the record... this project just received INSANE PRESS:
Jun 19, 2010
This project has been added to the official list of independent researchers to achieve nuclear fusion:
pledged of $3,000 goal
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Funding credit on the blog.
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Laser cut Prometheus Fusion Perfection stencil.
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Spent copper conflat gasket used in a working Fusor reactor.
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Laser engraved copper conflat gasket. "Funded the Open Source Bussard Reactor"
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3D printed object (see http://www.thingiverse.com/tag:makerbot for choices)
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Max Steiner original cinder block necklace.
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Fusor grid necklace from jewelry designer Max Steiner. http://www.maxsteinerdesign.com/about.html
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Stainless steel model of the prototype superconducting magrid.
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Spend a day in the lab with the Prometheus Fusion team. Get a chance to operate a Fusor! (Travel and Boarding not included)
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Factory refurbished Glassman -10,000 volt 2 milli-amp power supply. This power supply is in perfect working condition and is suitable for use in a Fusor. Must be 18 or older for this item.
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Working 60 Watt Burning Laser with high power laser safety glasses. Must be 18 or older for this item.