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After decades of promises, fusion research finally yielded the breakthrough we’ve all been waiting to see. Sort of. And there’s a lot of work still to do.
Nuclear energy easily whips up public panic thanks to the coverage of incidents at Chernobyl and Fukushima. But fear and media hype have overshadowed two basic facts: nuclear power works, and we need it more than ever.