Early results from a team of researchers in China have confirmed that an unusual method of achieving fusion will work. Photo: Shutterstock
Early results from a team of researchers in China have confirmed that an unusual method of achieving fusion will work. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese scientists strike early gold in race to nuclear fusion power

  • A project to replicate the sun’s energy process has shown promise after its first year of experiments, with a comparatively low-cost approach
  • Lead researcher Zhang Zhe predicts a new generation of large-scale laser facilities will be finished or near completion in China by 2026

Topic |   China science
Early results from a team of researchers in China have confirmed that an unusual method of achieving fusion will work. Photo: Shutterstock
Early results from a team of researchers in China have confirmed that an unusual method of achieving fusion will work. Photo: Shutterstock
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