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China wants to create a star on Earth — Inkstone

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— The sun is powered by nuclear fusion, and China hopes to mimic this reaction to generate a non-polluting source of potentially limitless energy.

The first step in this plan is China’s experimental fusion reactor, called the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST), which is the world’s first facility to sustain the conditions needed for nuclear fusion…

Image courtesy of the South China Morning Post

May 1, 2019

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