Harnessing the physics of the sun

Cook, W.J.
November 1991
U.S. News & World Report;11/25/91, Vol. 111 Issue 22, p62
Details the milestone experiment, in which scientists from 14 nations at the Joint European Torus (JET) reactor in England last week made the largest amount of fusion power ever: More than 1,500 kilowatts for two seconds. Description of the fusion process; Deuterium-tritium reactions; Money spent by the US on fusion research since 1951; Practical fusion power is still 40 to 50 years off.


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