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The Miniature Star on Earth is the World's First Sustainable Fusion Reactor

 - Nov 15, 2010   Updated: Jul 6 2011
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The scientists at the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, California are building the world's first sustainable fusion reactor, which will be a major supplier of fusion energy for the future years.

The $2.2 billion project, also known as the "miniature star on Earth," is intended to supply a quarter of the energy needed for the United States by 2050. See this intriguing concept for yourselves in the featured gallery.

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