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Jan 4, 2022

China’s ‘Artificial Sun’ Has Just Hit a New Nuclear Fusion Milestone

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China’s “artificial sun”, a nuclear fusion tokamak reactor that could provide almost limitless amounts of emission-free energy, set a new record on Thursday by running for 1,056 seconds at high plasma temperature, according to a report from Xinhua.

The particular tokamak reactor is called EAST, which stands for Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak. It is located in Hefei, China, and it also broke a record in May when i… See more.

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