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Major Nuclear Fusion Milestone Reached as ‘Ignition’ Triggered in a Lab

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH STORY — A new experiment appears to have triggered ignition for the first time, at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the US, recreating the extreme temperatures and pressures found at the heart of the Sun. This has produced more energy than any previous inertial confinement fusion experiment, …

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