There may be lingering disagreements among China, the European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia and the United States, but there is one complex project these seven entities have in common that is on track for success – the world’s largest nuclear fusion facility. This first global collaboration on building a nuclear fusion reactor is taking place at Cadarache in the south of France. Aerial view of the ITER fusion reactor site in thet south of France, Construction of the reactor began in 2017 and is now more than 50 percent complete. It is scheduled to achieve first plasma in December 2025. This means that the reactor will be able to generate a molten mass of electrically-charged gas, known as plasma, inside its core. Deuterium-tritium fusion experiments are scheduled to begin in 2035. Director-General Bernard Bigot of France said […]