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Fusion Around the World

News from the global fusion research community
October 1, 2019

London — The UK's ruling Conservative Party has pledged GBP200 million ($246 million) towards funding a commercial nuclear fusion power plant in the UK by 2040, according to a statement Sunday by Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Andrea Leadsom.

September 18, 2019

The facility will see the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) working with industrial partners to put the UK in a strong position to commercialise nuclear fusion as a major source of low-carbon electricity in the years ahead.

September 10, 2019

More than 100 scientists from around the world met in Shizuoka, Japan, last week to discuss the physics of energetic particles and instabilities in fusion plasmas. 

August 16, 2019

You probably learned about nuclear fusion in high school environmental science: It was built up as a clean, high-yield, virtually limitless source of power.

August 5, 2019

Fusion energy has long been a goal for scientists and sustainable energy proponents alike.

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