University of York launches £3.7m research centre

A WORLD leading centre aiming to encourage new collaboration between industry and scientists in fusion energy and plasma research will be opened in Yorkshire next week.

The £3.7m York Plasma Institute will bring together scientists looking at applications for plasma - the ionised gas found in TV sights and flourescent light bulbs - and experts in fusion energy -recreating the process that generates energy in the Sun on earth to provide a new source of electricity.

Professor Brian Cantor, vice-chancellor of the Universi... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...