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Fusion News: South Korea’s tokamak milestone, General Fusion compression progress and JET’s 100,000th pulse

Jan 30, 2022

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy, UK.

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Here are all the stories for you to check out:


1. Asia Times - South Korea ignites a spark of nuclear fusion hope

2. World Nuclear News - Prototype machine demonstrates plasma compression

3. California News Times - Nuclear fusion energy device at General Atomics coming back online

4. The Register - Joint European Torus celebrates 100,000 pulses

YouTube - UKAEA video of 100,000th plasma



The Independent - Scottish site in the running to become pioneering nuclear fusion station

The Independent - Is a $22bn giant magnet the ‘holy grail’ of clean energy?

Marketplace - Could nuclear fusion solve the climate crisis?

Space.com - How hot is the sun?

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