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Fusion Around the World

News from the global fusion research community
September 21, 2018

Although its potential to generate electricity at a commercial scale is several decades away, nuclear fusion can become a promising option to replace fossil fuels as the world's primary energy source and could have an important role to play in addressing climate change. 

August 27, 2018

Plasma Science and Fusion Center researchers discover a path to overcoming the plasma density limit in their quest for steady-state fusion.

August 6, 2018

With the help of venture capital funding and new technologies, a cadre of companies wants to commercialize fusion energy in the next 20 years.

July 10, 2018

One of the paradoxes of fusion, the virtually inexhaustible energy of the future, is that it relies on an element that does not exist—or just barely.

June 22, 2018

Fusion, the process that powers the sun, has long been seen as a potential means of generating abundant, clean energy.

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