Will Dunham reports for Reuters on a breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy.
- For the first time ever, government researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have gotten fusion fuel to heat beyond the temperature that they zapped into it.
- While the energy that was produced was only enough to power a smoke detector, it could mark a major milestone in producing energy through fusion.
- Government research and development is important to unlocking new sources of clean energy.
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