ITER, new Nuke energy program

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    Cadarache, south of France (near Aix, my city), has been finally choosen to be the place of the new nuclear energy program, ITER.
    This program will try to find a new energy source, with the fusion of Lithium and Deuterium. if it success, it would be : less material, smaller machines, more more more energy.
    But it won't be necessary a succes. And it cost 10 millions euros. (about 13 millions USD). But if all goes well, Humanity would probably have a never-ending energy source. (so it would resolve the oil problem)

    here is the website presenting the site of Cadarache. You should have to look at it, IT's IN ENGLISH ;) , and there is also other informations (for the engeneers' families), particularly about the french education system, and the french health care system . There were debates about it here, so here it some informations (it's a little bonus ;) )


    http://www.itercad.org/
     
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    The cost is $10 billion. France gets the "demonstration" reator and Japan gets the follow-up "production" reactor.
     
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    10 billions, sorry, error from me ;) .

    In France, it's the "tries", during several decades the scientists will see if this experience would work or not. I hope it would do.
     

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