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South Korea’s Artificial Sun is Operated at 100 Million Degrees Celsius for 48 Seconds

The artificial sun created by Korean scientists, called KSTAR, is named so because it attempts to replicate the nuclear fusion process that occurs in the real sun to produce energy. Recently, KSTAR scientists have been able to maintain a type of extremely hot “fire”, called plasma, at the astonishing temperature of 100 million degrees Celsius […]