Nuclear Fusion, a Long Game

Published on 01.14.2015
High School

2 min read

Unlike the current practice of , is when two or more light atomic nuclei collide and merge (“fuse”) to form a heavier nucleus. A natural process in the Sun, it is difficult to replicate on Earth. The project is working on it, but it will probably take 50 or even 100 years to get there. Or longer.

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