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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Fusion Energy Explained – Future or Failure

On Earth, fusion occurs on a larger scale only in hydrogen bombs, but a lot of money and research is being invested into harnessing fusion as a practical energy source just as we do with nuclear power today (nuclear fission). For fusion to occur, we must achieve extreme temperatures and pressures, this is what the planned ITER reactor will try to accomplish.