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Are We a Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion?

XPRIZE | Posted 09.02.2016 | Green

Nuclear fusion is considered by many to be the holy grail of clean energy -- a technology that would transform the world, if only we could figure out how to do it. But harnessing the same process that powers our sun is no small task.

Why Fusion Is No Joke

Daniel Clery | Posted 09.07.2013 | Science
Daniel Clery

Scientists always seem to be making progress but a practical fusion reactor always seems to remain about three decades away. So what is it about fusion that makes it so hard to achieve, but still attracts scientists to work on it after six decades of trying?