Fusion and Astrophysics

group photo of TRA teacher group in fusion labVIRTUAL WORKSHOP

This 5-day virtual workshop focuses on how spectroscopy and the properties of light are used in nuclear fusion and stellar astrophysics. Participants will learn about the National Ignition Facility and the latest developments in fusion energy. This workshop provides a crash course in stellar evolution, special relativity, and gravitation, with classroom-tested labs and activities. Each day includes a virtual tour or a web-based talk by a Livermore scientist.

Session: June 13 – 17, 2022     |   Time: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

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Surface of the sun executing fusion and astrophysics