How are we trying to make fusion work?


Since fusion needs a hot plasma held tightly together for long enough for the fusion reaction to occur, and since the plasma is so hot it would melt any container you could put it in (like trying to boil water in a pot made from ice!!) we need to use one of 3 methods for confining the plasma: Gravity, Magnetic fields, or Inertial.



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