TITLE

Blinded by the light

AUTHOR(S)
Lemonick, Michael D.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Time;12/20/1993, Vol. 142 Issue 26, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the successful experiment inside the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (Plainsboro, New Jersey) when researchers took a major step toward exploiting a safe, clean source of power that uses fuels extracted from ordinary water. Fusion power a long way from being commercially useful; Main attraction of fusion; Unknown if fusion on a large scale would be practical; The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor.
ACCESSION #
9312147622

 

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