Now, tokamaks’ rebellious cousin is stepping out of the shadows.[…] It looks a bit like Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon, towed in for repairs after a run-in with the Imperial fleet..

Science journalist Daniel Clery about the launch of Wendelstein 7-X, October 21st, 2015, http://www.tinyurl.com/psjffw3

People are already talking about it. It depends how good the results are. If the results are positive, there’ll be a lot of excitement.

David Gates, Head of stellarator physics at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in the same article

[…], the hopes of Europe’s future being a nuclear fusion-powered one may well rest on the ability of this machine to perform as expected. Watch this space.

Author Colin Jeffrey on gizmag.com about the same topic, October 25, 2015

Even if stellarators work well, the 30-year rule, or something pretty close to it, is likely to apply. And, by the middle of the century, the world’s energy landscape will probably look completely different from now.

The Economist, October 24th, 2015, http://www.economist.com/node/21676752)

In all of our selections, it’s not about a start-up versus something else. It’s about the quality of the idea.

Eric A. Rohlfing, Deputy Director for technology of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, the US government agency that made the grants for fusion research, October 26, 2015, http://www.tinyurl.com/px4ch3s

Forbes_logo.svgSoon enough, we hope to move from fission to fusion technology just as Back to the Future II predicted. This would help Doc Brown avoid troubles with the terrorists in the original movie— we use water as fusion fuel and you cannot make an atomic bomb with water!

Egemen Kolemen, assistant professor at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in an interview with forbes.com for the Back-to-the-Future-day on October 21st, 2015, http://www.tinyurl.com/pfyvty3