A stunning, wet and fun canyon on a lovely hot day in Austria. Untere Bergleinschlucht is “ideal for children” according to the guidebook and “really fun for adults too” according to us.
I’ve talked to a few people who want to get into canyoning, but don’t necessarily want to spend too much…
This was the first inaugural trip of the Max-Planck-Institüt für Canyonforschung, an interdisciplinary approach to getting wet in canyons.
On Thursday I got a fb message from Wolfgang Streicher. Did I want to go canyoning tomorrow, he asked? Well, yes, obviously. One hour later I had my flexitime day off arranged and the next morning I met with Stephan and Werner at an U Bahn station at the edge of Munich.
A beautiful ridge walk with Tanguy where we stayed cool despite the heat in the valley.
This was my first visit to the ITER site to meet with our collaborators, so I thought I’d record a few impressions whilst I wait for my plane at Marseilles airport.
More photos Three days of hiking and Klettersteig (Via Ferrata) in the Karwendel mountains with Jerome and Johanna. Although not…
A new paper shows that an attractive form of nuclear fusion is more practical than previously thought. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it’s still hard!
A great hike in the still snow mountains between Bavarian and Tyrol – we hiked along a ridge to Halserspitz, and then tackled the descent over the steep snow fields.
We’ve got a new paper out, based on some work done at MAGPIE shortly before I left. Instead of using the full one million amps to drive something using MAGPIE, we used a smaller pulsed-power device to produce a plume of plasma using a ‘plasma gun’.