Star plasma

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  • Date and time: Saturday 17 November 2018, 3pm to 8pm
  • Location: King's Manor, Exhibition Square (Map)
  • Audience: Open to Open to all
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

Meet researchers inside the Sundome and discover fusion energy! Talk to scientists from the York Plasma Institute and the Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training about their path to discovery with demonstrations of plasmas in action ‘The lightning bolt’; take a look inside a Lego™ fusion reactor; learn about the key role of materials science in creating the Sun's container at our pool table and amazing magnetics with the levitating superconductivity track. Discover how plasmas are used in everyday life, from plasma TVs to spacecraft propulsion.

Meet the Researchers: Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training, York Plasma Institute