We are live tweeting a fusion attempt today. Olivia Koski, a science journalist student is here to document.
2 hours of bakeout prior to metered trial.
Calibration on the bubble detector label: BD-PND, 25 b/mrem(2.3 b/uSv).
Bubble detector is 95mm from the center of the grid.
We got a single bubble during an 8 minute run:
Towards the end of the experiment we noticed a wild outburst of geiger activity while the fusor was _not running_. Not sure what this means. We got it on video:
Using twitter as an experiment log worked very well. It helps capture details you notice along the way with timestamps.