Fusion Power Explained – Future or Failure

  • Published on: 10 November 2016
  • How does Fusion Energy work and is it a good idea?

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  • Kuribo Kutsu
    Kuribo Kutsu   9 hours ago

    And military is like "WHAT? We can nuke cities to dust with Fusion reactor? The why the heck we need it?"

  • Xeno Bardock
    Xeno Bardock   13 hours ago

    Fusion is like sticking anode and cathode together and then harvesting the energy released from the sparks.

  • Moscow
    Moscow   1 days ago

    9.92M subcribers6,611,937 views203K likes1.5K dislikesonly 11,201 comments..damn

  • Sunny shah
    Sunny shah   1 days ago

    It's $10 Billion gamble, the world's richest people have dozens of billions of dollars,they can each pitch in a billion, or even $500 million, and the government spends hundreds of billions of army. To us ordinary people, $10 billion gamble may seem huge, but to the people with money, it's not a big of a deal.

  • your mom
    your mom   1 days ago

    We probably could have figured out fusion 20 years ago. The oil companies won't let it happen.

  • dark light
    dark light   2 days ago

    Looks like a fail, until it's in space

  • ospino supplice
    ospino supplice   2 days ago

    And this when u realised how famous Dbzz ffuuuuu-ssssiiiiooonnn- HAAAA

  • truestory
    truestory   2 days ago

    Nothing sexual about this video. And yet!

  • Drillkicker
    Drillkicker   2 days ago

    Could you do a video on the liquid fluoride thorium reactor ?

  • Rainbow Labs
    Rainbow Labs   2 days ago

    The National Ignition Facility Is Already Doing Fusion

  • Carlos CP
    Carlos CP   2 days ago

    Pero si minan la luna a largo plazo eso no afectaria en las mareas y terminaria causando desastres aun mayores? (Traducir al ingles)

  • Tim Travasos
    Tim Travasos   2 days ago

    Unlimited energy and what the world could do with it would be well worth the expense. But I think Tesla had a similar idea using microwaves. Might want to look into that.

  • xIts Venomize
    xIts Venomize   3 days ago

    what if a civilization could use the fusion energy of heavy elements like iron or even the heaviest?

  • Ivan Nierez
    Ivan Nierez   3 days ago

    4:03 I get "He Duck" , "Adventure Duck". Can someone explain tentacle duck?

  • Oz Channel
    Oz Channel   3 days ago

    This dudes voice is what sells this video, I will donate or contribute money. How can I do that? Patreon? His voice makes it futuristic sounding. It is like Jarvis but more deeper and gets your attention

  • MagmaSlendy
    MagmaSlendy   3 days ago

    this mans/birds thinking 1000 years into the future

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  • power time remake
    power time remake   3 days ago

    I have been watching for a year and these videos are useful for out smarting my entire school

  • Chepperz
    Chepperz   4 days ago

    If there was a way to transfer large amounts of energy over large distances, it could definitely happen. In space, gravity won’t be a factor, plasma could be controlled more easily and a more open and big enough reactor can be built, without having to worry about melting metal walls. The only issue is investing in something of that scale, and making the energy transfer back to earth possible

  • nepi i
    nepi i   4 days ago

    How 2 get fusion reaction=1. Catch sun 2. Throw onto earth 3.enjoy your fusion

  • NetworKrakle
    NetworKrakle   4 days ago


  • Liam Logan
    Liam Logan   5 days ago

    3:00No more fusion is waiting imminent! OrNo more waiting! Fusion is imminent

  • Orius25
    Orius25   5 days ago

    It won't happen because fusion would completely change humanity's social status. We would have unlimited energy and no need for social inequity anymore. No need for wars over resources. We would have all the energy we need to make anything we want, without reliance on the scarcity principle of capitalism driving out economy. It would mean the end of centuries old economic powers and wealthy families. It would mean a humanity that no longer has to enslave its own people for survival. There's no way the psychopaths in power will let that happen. Fusion I'd the solution to everything, including their vice iron grip on humanity. It's why fusion tech is so deprioritized. $10bn per year is nothing in the R&D world. They could do it if they wanted to. But they don't want to. Look... the energy giants are trying to stop green energy. Even windmills are solar are being blocked by these psychopaths. You think they're going to allow fusion to become commercially viable? Noooo way. Maybe one day when the dinosaurs are dead we can have hope but that day is not today.

  • Marshall Peterson
    Marshall Peterson   5 days ago

    I'm a little confused, the reason we aren't using solar panels in larger quantities is because we don't have enough batteries? We can build batteries lol.

  • Jordan Hicks
    Jordan Hicks   5 days ago

    kurzgesagt: if you bring a verrrrrrrrry small part of the sun to earth it will destroy almost all complex lifealso kurzgesagt: ahhh lets put it in a bottlethat will help

  • xx yy
    xx yy   6 days ago

    No thanks you....even if I can't drink sea water, I'd still dont want to have it burned for energy for the sake of energy