Due to a second prize I won at a science competition here in Germany, I additionally got an invitation to the Max-Planck Institute for plasmaphysics.
You’ve probably heard of nuclear fusion (read more). The scientist at the IPP deal with fusion’s problems on earth.
There are two kinds of fusion reactors:
At the IPP there’s one Tokamak called ASDEX upgrade
and there’s a Stellarator under construction called Wendelstein 7X.
Nuclear Fusion is absolutley fascinating – that’s why I took a lot of pictures:
More pictures after the break