It's been a year since the news came shortly before Christmas Eve that there had been a "breakthrough" in the generation of energy via nuclear fusion. Around 100 million degrees that humans ignite! Temperatures will soon be twice as high at the “JT-60SA” reactor, where work began last week northeast of Tokyo as a cooperation between the EU and Japan. It is the largest experimental fusion reactor of this type, designed differently than the focused laser-based facility operating in the USA, but with the same goal: to ignite the fire of the sun on Earth and to be able to use it energetically almost at will .
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