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

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

Topic |   China science
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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