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Prof. Kasper discusses Parker Solar Probe on Michigan Radio

Posted: August 18, 2018

Prof. Kasper discusses Parker Solar Probe on Michigan Radio
Prof. Kasper was interviewed about the Parker Solar Probe mission this oast Wednesday on Michigan radio's "Stateside" program. 

From the interview: 
 
“Controlled fusion is potentially like the way in the future for the ultimate clean energy source,” he said. “And what we struggle with is how do you get the plasma in a fusion reactor really hot, and how do you confine it.... My hope is one day we’ll take what we learn with the probe and maybe we can apply that to things like fusion power.”