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KSTAR - South Korea's magnetic fusion device

Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:46 pm
by Carl White
Recent news:

"Fusion research tokamak sets new record of 30 seconds in super-hot plasma"

30 seconds at 100 million degrees.

https://www.ajudaily.com/view/20211122133636438

Re: KSTAR - South Korea's magnetic fusion device

Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:25 am
by Skipjack
Didn't EAST do that for over 100 seconds already?

Re: KSTAR - South Korea's magnetic fusion device

Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:54 pm
by Carl White
Skipjack wrote:
Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:25 am
Didn't EAST do that for over 100 seconds already?
Yep. It exceeded 160 million degrees Celsius for 20 seconds too.

Re: KSTAR - South Korea's magnetic fusion device

Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:18 am
by Ivy Matt
The news appears to be that KSTAR "broke its own record". You might think that meant it held the previous record, and that ought to be a reasonable assumption.

Lawyers, politicians, and headline writers.