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China switches on ‘artificial sun’ for record 17 minutes

BEIJING: A nuclear fusion reactor in China has set a new record for sustained high temperatures after running five times hotter than the Sun for more than 17 minutes, state media reported. The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST), known as

China’s nuclear-powered ‘artificial sun’ sets new temperature record

BEIJING: China has set a new world record after scientists managed to run their nuclear-powered ‘artificial sun’ at a very high temperature for more than 100 seconds. According to state media reports, China’s Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) has set

Summers unlikely to limit growth of COVID-19: Study

NEW JERSEY: A study has revealed that higher summer temperatures are unlikely to limit the growth of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a study published at Princeton University, several statistical studies conducted over the past few months have shown a

NASA new space mission will take first peek at Sun’s poles

MIAMI: A new spacecraft is journeying to the Sun to snap the first pictures of the Sun’s north and south poles. Solar Orbiter, a collaboration between the European Space Agency and NASA, will launch from Cape Canaveral on February 7,