In 10 seconds? Nuclear fusion has been touted as a clean, cheap, and near-limitless energy source that could be the solution to provide climate-friendly energy but what is it and when can we expect it to be commercialized?
What’s the fuss about? In case you’ve slept through last December (2022) when the big news broke: Nuclear fusion uses the same reactions that power the Sun and other stars in the universe. Until very recently the idea that one day we might use this energy source sat squarely in the imagination of researchers. Not any more.