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Are we still 30 years away from fusion energy? Some think the timeline's shrinking.

Dec 22, 2022
Last week, the Department of Energy said scientists had ignited a fusion reaction that created more energy than was needed to sustain it. 
U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm discusses the breakthrough in nuclear fusion research by scientists at a government lab.
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Fusion energy could one day mean reliable, clean, cheap power

Dec 13, 2022
The Department of Energy is announcing Tuesday that scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have had a major scientific breakthrough.
The inside of a nuclear fusion reactor.
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Univision plus Gawker adds up to what?

Aug 17, 2016
The Spanish-language network wants more young bilingual viewers
An Univision presenter stands in front of TV cameras. 
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A machine to save the world

May 4, 2016
They said it couldn't be done: Nuclear fusion. We visit scientists building a clean power plant that's hotter than the sun — but can they ever deliver? Then: the strange world of cold fusion, the people who hate it and the billionaires betting on it.
This photo taken 28 July 2004 in Cadarache shows a technician checking a plasma heating system inside a chamber of the Tore Supra nuclear reactor.
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Fusion is just one of Disney's woes

Dec 23, 2015
Some investors have punished Disney over its troubles. Others take the long view.