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  • Cryostat base insertion | "A moment that will live in our memories"

    In the closing scene of the 1977 movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind, an alien spaceship hovers above an anxious and awestruck crowd of scientists and engi [...]

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  • Cryolines | Another day, another spool

    Having wedged his body and equipment into the cramped space between the ceiling and the massive pipe, a worker is busy welding two cryolines spools. A few metre [...]

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  • Image of the week | Bearings unveiled

    The construction teams are in the last stages of preparing the Tokamak pit for the first major operation of ITER machine assembly: the lowering of the cryostat [...]

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  • Technology | Perfecting tritium breeding for DEMO and beyond

    While ITER will never breed tritium for its own consumption, it will test breeding blanket concepts—the tools and techniques that designers of future DEMO react [...]

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  • Fusion world | Japan and Europe complete the assembly of JT-60SA

    The JT-60SA fusion experiment in Naka, Japan, is designed to explore advanced plasma physics in support of the operation of ITER and next-phase devices. After s [...]

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Open Doors Day

Sharing ITER with 1,000 visitors

Rain notwithstanding, the 15th edition of the ITER Open Doors Day was a success, with close to one thousand people attending. Fifty volunteer guides from the ITER Organization, the European Domestic Agency, and all of the major worksite contractors were present, each one ready to share ITER from his or her unique perspective.

A sunny smile for a rainy day... On Saturday, for the 15th time since October 2011, ITER opened its doors wide and welcomed close to 1,000 visitors. (Click to view larger version...)
A sunny smile for a rainy day... On Saturday, for the 15th time since October 2011, ITER opened its doors wide and welcomed close to 1,000 visitors.


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