Three great pdfs to look at

Robert Bussard Inertial Electrostatic Fusion work The gear from the last round of testing are with Jim Benson of Spacedev in San Diego.
More info on Robert Bussard’s Inertial confinement fusion

It would take $250 million and 5 years to create a full scale demonstration plant which should be able to produce more power than it uses.

Robert Bussard’s wikipedia info

2 Dwave quantum computer pdf’s
A recent short technical presentation on their adiabatic quantum computer

The slides from the Feb 13, 2007 quantum computer demo