Major breakthrough brings dream of unlimited, clean fusion energy within reach

Fusion facility: JET interior with plasma on top. Fusion energy could be a crucial renewable energy source to complement renewable energy sources. Credit: UKAEA The old joke is that nuclear fusion is always 30 years away. However, the dream of abundant clean energy is no laughing matter when we meet an ITER researcher to catch … Read more

Major breakthrough brings dream of unlimited, clean fusion energy within reach

Fusion facility: JET interior with plasma on top. Fusion energy could be a crucial renewable energy source to complement renewable energy sources. Credit: UKAEA The old joke is that nuclear fusion is always 30 years away. However, the dream of abundant clean energy is no laughing matter when we meet an ITER researcher to catch … Read more

The dream of owning a home is beyond the reach of 4 million Americans

Record rises in house prices and rents deepened the US affordable housing crisis, and rising interest rates are likely to make it worse, according to Harvard University’s annual housing report released on Wednesday. Though rapidly rising mortgage rates are already appearing to cool overheated housing markets, they are putting the homeownership dreams of millions of … Read more

The dream of owning a home is beyond the reach of 4 million Americans

Though rapidly rising mortgage rates are already appearing to cool overheated housing markets, they are putting the homeownership dreams of millions of Americans even further out of reach, said researchers and housing industry experts. The income required to qualify to own a home has skyrocketed: Mortgage, property tax and insurance payments for a home with … Read more