The Race to Fusion Power

A small startup General Fusion is attracting investors and partners like Jeff Bezos, and Microsoft all to be the first to commercialize fusion energy. Fusion occurs when two light atoms fuse together to make a heavier one, creating energy in the process. It’s the same process that powers the sun and stars. It also uses deuterium, an atom that’s found in hydrogen, which is a key ingredient in water, so there’s little risk of running out of the atoms needed to make fusion.  The ultimate goal is to provide energy to the 1 billion people on the planet that don’t have access to electricity. Read the full article to learn more.

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