A vast project to prove that fusion power is sustainable and can be generated on a commercial scale is now 50 percent complete, it has been announced.
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is based in the south of France and described by those working on it as “the most complex science project in human history.” ITER members include the European Union, the U.S., Russia, China and India.
The project will use hydrogen fusion, controlled by “superconducting magnets,” to generate heat energy. This heat is planned to be used in commercial facilities to drive turbines and produce electricity. Read More…
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