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A 'World First' Fusion Reactor Just Created Its First Plasma, May 1st 2017
May 14, 2017,
Volume 231, Issue 2

"After being turned on for the first time, the UK's newest fusion reactor has achieved first plasma," reports Karla Lant in "This simply means that the reactor was able to successfully generate a molten mass of electrically-charged gas - plasma - inside its core.

Called the ST40, the reactor was constructed by Tokamak Energy, one of the leading private fusion energy companies in the world. The company was founded in 2009 with the express purpose of designing and developing small fusion reactors to introduce fusion power into the grid by 2030..."

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