Bernard Bigot, head of an international project to create a fusion power plant, has died

The leader of the world’s largest scientific project died on Saturday at the age of 72 of an unnamed illness, approaching the middle of his second five-year term. His temporary successor, Tada Eiszuke of Japan, was appointed. According to the ITER statement, the death of Bernard Bigot is “a blow to the global fusion community.”

The participants of the international project are working with Hungarian participants to produce energy with the technology that models the energy production of the Sun.

The world’s first experimental fusion power plant is being built in Cadarache, France, and construction is currently at 75 percent completion. The power plant could start operating in 2026, scientists say. About Hungary To the Eötvös Loránd Research Network Experts from the Laboratory of Fusion Plasma Physics and the Laboratory of Fusion Technology of the Energy Science Research Center (ELKH) are participating in the project.

Due to the sensitivity of the topic in this article, we do not consider the placement of advertisements to be ethical.
Detailed information from the Indamedia Group in its brand security statement find.

Leave a Reply