China’s Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak reactor achieved temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak reactor achieved temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius. Photo: Xinhua
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China’s ‘artificial sun’ galaxies away from solving Earth’s energy needs, scientist says

  • Nuclear fusion reactor achieves temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius, but that is just a milestone, observer says in state media commentary
  • Temperatures six times those found at the centre of the sun were achieved at the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak

China’s Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak reactor achieved temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak reactor achieved temperatures exceeding 100 million degrees Celsius. Photo: Xinhua
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