Technical personnel check China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device at a research laboratory in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday. Photo: STR via AFP Technical personnel check China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device at a research laboratory in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday. Photo: STR via AFP
Technical personnel check China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device at a research laboratory in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday. Photo: STR via AFP

Energy

China turns on its ‘artificial sun’ in quest for nuclear fusion energy

  • The HL-2M Tokamak apparatus is able to operate at 150 million degrees Celsius (270 million Fahrenheit), a temperature 10 times hotter than the sun
  • Another milestone for China in its quest for clean energy through controlled nuclear fusion

Topic |   Energy
Technical personnel check China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device at a research laboratory in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday. Photo: STR via AFP Technical personnel check China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device at a research laboratory in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday. Photo: STR via AFP
Technical personnel check China’s HL-2M nuclear fusion device at a research laboratory in Chengdu, Sichuan province on Friday. Photo: STR via AFP
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