Monthly Archives: June 2014

Piketty discovers America or vice versa

Piketty describes the growth of U.S. and World inequality with unique large data resource. Our review of Capital In The 21st Century The French economist Thomas Piketty  published the French edition of his new book Capital In The Twenty-First Century … Continue reading

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NIF shifts toward success – 4

NIF addresses the universal RT instability all implosion fusion schemes must face, is there 7more that they can do? NIF people limited the impact of the RT instability in their most recent report.  But they have more to do and … Continue reading

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NIF shifts toward success – 3

NIF released positive data.  Is some unexpected effect is blocking full success? The staff of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in Livermore California released papers on very positive new results in their work toward inertial confinement fusion (ICF).  NIF is … Continue reading

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NIF shifts toward success – 2

NIF’s 2013 data showed fusion can be feasible but geometries need adjustment. We  continue our discussion by looking at target geometry.  Yes, NIF seems on a success path, but they do need to clean up various physical details. That would … Continue reading

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