Jennifer Hiller of The Wall Street Journal reports on recent developments in the fusion industry.
- Sam Altman, who is the CEO of ChatGPT, is one of many billionaires that is investing in nuclear fusion startups.
- Nuclear fusion replicates the process that creates stars and produces limitless carbon-free energy.
- In December Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reached ignition, producing more energy with fusion than was required to power the reactor.
- With the influx of investment capital and recent successes, experts such as Ernie Moniz–the former Secretary of Energy in the Obama administration–believe that commercial fusion could be seen this decade.
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