Making a Sun on Earth: live

17 October, 3:00 pm

45 mins7 - 12 yrs, Teenage, AdultPWYD

Talk | Science, Technology, Physics, Materials

What powers the Sun? Come and find out all about fusion energy, the ultimate power source, from the scientists and engineers trying to harness star power! You’ll learn about plasma, magnets, robotics, and more, and how all these things help create sustainable and safe fusion energy to power our homes in the future. There will be activities that you can join in from home to help you figure out what’s needed to make a Sun on Earth.

This event takes place in the Explorazone Digital Auditorium. The ‘book now’ button will take you to the registration page for Explorazone Digital.

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