The world is seeking towards environmental-friendly sources of energy, something which will maintain and improve our world and that is why the UK has turned on its Nuclear Fusion Energy.
The name of the reactor is ST40 tokamak. The basic concept of it is to create and generate clean fusion power. It had already successfully generated the first plasma within its core. The scientist`s goal is to heat up the plasma to staggering 100 million degrees Celsius i.e. 180 million degrees Fahrenheit by 2018. There are several short clips of the plasma itself inside the Nuclear Fusion Reactor and it looks very cool. The temperature they want to reach to is seven times hotter than the centre of the Sun. The earth is given as a scale too!
As these temperatures hydrogen atoms, called the Tritium and Deuterium, begin to fuse together into helium. At the same time they fuse together they release limitless clean energy in the process, which is what the scientists were hoping for.
The plasma is kept at high temperatures using high-powered magnets and it is also controlled for long enough to generate unlimited supply of electricity. It looks that much cooler once you see how it behaves in the chambers. Researchers hope to provide the United Kingdom with clean fusion power generated in the Nuclear Fusion Energy by 2030.
Take a look at the video below and decide for yourself whether their expectations will become reality in the future or those millions are going to be wasted for nothing?
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