US left with just one working fusion reactor — for now

Abstract

A tough year just got tougher for US fusion researchers. The country's flag-ship experimental fusion reactor has broken down, less than a year after completing a 4-year, US$94-million upgrade. Now officials at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) in New Jersey are investigating whether problems encountered during fabrication of a key component… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature.2016.20710

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