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Fusion

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Postby XFool » May 26th, 2021, 10:33 am

Mast Upgrade: UK experiment could sweep aside fusion hurdle

BBC News

Initial results from a UK experiment could help clear a hurdle to achieving commercial power based on nuclear fusion, experts say.

"The researchers believe they now have a better way to remove the excess heat produced by fusion reactions."

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Re: Fusion

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Postby AsleepInYorkshire » May 26th, 2021, 6:02 pm

XFool wrote:Mast Upgrade: UK experiment could sweep aside fusion hurdle

BBC News

Initial results from a UK experiment could help clear a hurdle to achieving commercial power based on nuclear fusion, experts say.

"The researchers believe they now have a better way to remove the excess heat produced by fusion reactions."

I was just heading here to drop the link in. It looks quite exciting.

If I may quote a little more from the article

The success of the exhaust system for Mast Upgrade delivers a boost to plans for a prototype fusion power plant in the UK called Step It is expected to come online sometime in the 2040s.

First results from UK experiment point to a solution to one of fusion's hottest problems

UK Atomic Energy Authority

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