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Thermonuclear fusion 25 years on

    Naturevolume 301page107 (1983) | Download Citation


    Princeton's claim to have made its new tokamak function deserves acclaim. The meaning of this event is merely that the odds (against) viable fusion have lengthened — and that the decision time is closer.

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