The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak in Hefei has set a new benchmark. Photo: Xinhua
The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak in Hefei has set a new benchmark. Photo: Xinhua
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Chinese ‘artificial sun’ hits new mark in fusion energy mission

  • Facility in country’s east maintains extreme temperatures for five times longer than its previous benchmark
  • Similar endeavours are under way in the United States, Europe, Russia, South Korea

The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak in Hefei has set a new benchmark. Photo: Xinhua
The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak in Hefei has set a new benchmark. Photo: Xinhua
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