Robert Zubrin

Robert Zubrin

Robert Zubrin is an aerospace engineer and the author of eleven books on space exploration, with a particular focus on Mars. He holds a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Washington.

How We Can Get Clean Energy—What Needs to Be Done?

How We Can Get Clean Energy—What Needs to Be Done?

Editor's note: this is the third in a three-part series on how we can get clean energy. Part I explains the relationship between Fuel and Human Progress, Part II answers the question “Is Nuclear Power Safe?” and Part III provides an answer to “What Needs to Be Done?” Nuclear power

Robert Zubrin
Robert Zubrin
11 min read
Nuclear Energy
How We Can Get Clean Energy—Is Nuclear Power Safe?

How We Can Get Clean Energy—Is Nuclear Power Safe?

Editor's note: this is the second in a three-part series on how we can get clean energy. Part I explains the relationship between Fuel and Human Progress, Part II answers the question “Is Nuclear Power Safe?” and Part III provides an answer to “What Needs to Be Done?” A lot

Robert Zubrin
Robert Zubrin
13 min read
How We Can Get Clean Energy—Fuel and Human Progress

How We Can Get Clean Energy—Fuel and Human Progress

Editor's note: this is the first in a three part series on how we can get clean energy. Part I details Fuel and Human Progress, Part II answers the question "Is Nuclear Power Safe?" and Part III provides an answer to "What Needs to Be Done?" There are only two

Robert Zubrin
Robert Zubrin
7 min read
Fusion Power is Coming

Fusion Power is Coming

On February 8th, scientists associated with the Joint European Torus (JET) fusion experimental facility located in Oxfordshire, UK, announced that they had achieved a sustained fusion reaction releasing 11 megawatts of thermonuclear fusion power burning a deuterium-tritium plasma mixture continuously for five seconds. Nuclear fusion energy major breakthrough, created a

Robert Zubrin
Robert Zubrin
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