Chinese and American physicists after playing soccer together at a fusion research facility in southeastern China. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences

What trade war? How China and US bonded over soccer and a nuclear ‘man-made sun’

  • Fusion energy can be controlled more effectively after latest breakthrough in the two countries’ joint effort
  • Lead scientist on Chinese side hails decades-long collaboration and says trade war ‘has not affected us at all’
Topic |   China science

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Chinese and American physicists after playing soccer together at a fusion research facility in southeastern China. Photo: Chinese Academy of Sciences
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