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Decades-Long Physics Mystery Elucidated with Titan
10 months ago

Decades-Long Physics Mystery Elucidated with Titan

By  •  10 months ago  •  Science

The same fusion reactions that power the sun also occur inside a tokamak, a device that uses magnetic fields to confine and control plasmas of 100-plus million degrees. Under extreme …
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How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?
1 year ago

How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Fusion, the energy that powers the stars, might one day provide abundant energy here on Earth.

In a nuclear fusion reactor, the hot, charged gas known as plasma reaches out …
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