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Science | Geography | Design & Technology

Breakthrough in quest for energy ‘holy grail’

Is nuclear fusion a pipe dream? Scientists celebrated yesterday after producing 10 quadrillion watts of nuclear power in a fraction of a second, a leap towards unlimited energy. Hydrogen, with one proton and one electronA negatively charged subatomic particle. , is the simplest element in the universe. It is also the most common: 73% of all atoms in the visible universe are hydrogen atoms. It is also responsible for all the heat and light that sustain life on Earth. 

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