Artist’s impression of the China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor. Government scientist Song Yuntao said work could begin on the reactor “within a few years”. Image: Science and Technology Daily

Nuclear scientist predicts China could be using fusion power in 50 years

Head of Chinese research team expects major progress on artificial sun technology by 2023 and says a test reactor will be built, but physicist doubts a power plant will be up and running so soon

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Artist’s impression of the China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor. Government scientist Song Yuntao said work could begin on the reactor “within a few years”. Image: Science and Technology Daily
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