Fusion Power Associates
2 Professional Drive, Suite 249
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
phone: (301) 258-0545
fax: (301) 975-9869
e-mail: FusionPwrAssoc@aol.com
web: http://fusionpower.org


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Fusion Program Notes - 2008

FPN Date Title
08-72 December 20 IAEA Needs Fusion Physicist
08-71 December 20 Correll, Moses Named AAAS Fellows
08-70 December 20 John Holdren Reported to Become Science Advisor
08-69 December 19 In Memoriam: Phil West
08-68 December 11 John Nuckolls, Dick Post Receive FPA Honors
08-67 December 11 Steven Chu Reported to be Named Energy Secretary
08-66 December 10 ITER Update
08-65 December 8 Fusion Planning Workshop Update
08-64 November 26 Fusion Pioneer Bryan Taylor Celebration
08-63 November 24 Fusion on You Tube
08-62 November 23 Schwarzenegger Tours NIF
08-61 November 5 ANS Fusion Awards Announced
08-60 October 31 People
08-59 October 31 ITER Update
08-58 October 31 50 Years of Fusion International Collaboration
08-57 October 22 EU Panel on Fusion as an Energy Source
08-56 October 14 FESAC to Meet Nov 6-7
08-55 September 20 Massive Fusion Planning Effort Launched
08-54 September 15 FESAC Gets New Members; To Meet Nov 6-7
08-53 September 5 ITER Cost Review Nears Completion
08-52 September 5 Sharpe to Receive FPA Fusion Engineering Award
08-51 August 7 Moses, Taylor to Receive FPA Leadership Awards
08-50 August 7 Motojima to Receive FPA Distinguished Career Award
08-49 August 1 Nardella Named Acting Head of U.S. Fusion Office
08-48 July 31 U.S. Fusion Program Leaderless Again
08-47 July 31 DOE Cancels Aug 4-5 FESAC Meeting
08-46 July 29 Academies Report Endorses Importance of ITER
08-45 July 28 Fusion Technology Addresses Near-Term Issues
08-44 July 18 Stewart Prager New Director of PPPL
08-43 July 18 Senate Committee Backs Fusion Funding
08-42 July 18 Ron Davidson Selected as Maxwell Prize Recipient
08-41 July 18 Korea Operates New Tokamak, KSTAR
08-40 July 10 Bids to Manage PPPL Sought
08-39 July 10 FESAC to Meet August 4-5
08-38 July 9 Niek Lopes Cardozo Addresses Students at UN
08-37 July 9 JET Back in Operation
08-36 July 9 Steven Cowley Named Culham Director
08-35 July 7 European Interest in Inertial Fusion Rises
08-34 July 7 FESAC starts HEDLP/IFES Study
08-33 July 6 ITER Update
08-32 June 27 Proposals Solicited for HEDLP Grants
08-31 June 23 Congressional Subcommittee Backs Fusion
08-30 June 5 Fusion on History Channel
08-29 May 22 DOE to Cancel NCSX
08-28 May 22 Science Chair Calls for ARPA-E
08-27 May 22 Senator Proposes Manhattan Project for Energy
08-26 May 22 Decision on U.S. Stellarator Nears
08-25 May 8 JET Special Issue Published
08-24 May 5 ITER Update
08-23 May 5 Tore Supra Celebrates 20-year Anniversary
08-22 May 4 FESAC Alternates Panel Seeks Input
08-21 May 1 FPA Annual Meeting Set for Dec 3-4 at LLNL
08-20 April 12 FESAC Starts Alternate Concepts Review
08-19 April 11 Ossakow to Retire from NRL in July
08-18 April 5 Senators Urge Support for ITER
08-17 April 5 ITER Update
08-16 April 5 Award Nominations Sought
08-15 March 14 FESAC Receives Two New Charges
08-14 March 12 ANS Fusion Technology Meeting
08-13 March 10 Scientist Bill Foster Elected to Congress
08-12 March 6 Fusion Pioneer John Lawson Passes, Age 84
08-11 March 5 2008 ICC Workshop Set; 2007 Papers Published
08-10 March 5 Popular Mechanics Posts Fusion Article
08-09 March 5 Plasma Diagnostics Review Papers Published
08-08 February 22 David Crandall Named NNSA's Chief Scientist
08-07 February 20 Candidates for PPPL Director Sought
08-06 February 20 Fusion Sessions at AAAS Boston, Sat Feb 16
08-05 February 5 FY2009 Budget Request
08-04 February 1 Energy Secretary Expects Big Budget Increase
08-03 January 29 FESAC Meeting and Fusion Day, Feb 19-21
08-02 January 13 USDOE Reacts to ITER Funding Cuts
08-01 January 4 ITER Budget Cuts Protested