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- Discovery Channel Daily Planet Nuclear fusion energy is clean, renewable and could totally change the energy industry. Discovery Channel's Daily Planet visited General Fusion a couple days after we finished assembling our latest plasma chamber! Watch the full version by clicking on the link below.

- Tom Metcalfe, NBC Renewable energy sources like solar and wind account for a growing share of the world’s electric power. That’s no surprise, given concerns about the carbon emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants and their harmful effect on the climate. Another form of nuclear energy known as fusion, which joins atoms of cheap and abundant hydrogen, can produce essentially limitless supplies of power without creating lots of radioactive waste.

- Frédéric Zalac, CBC's The National  In nuclear fusion may lie the key to many of the world's energy problems. CBC's Frédéric Zalac sizes up some of the players that are working hard to master it, including Canadian company General Fusion.

- Mark Kaufman, Mashable At a laboratory in Vancouver, Canada, scientists donning red coats are working to recreate the scorching, 100-million degree conditions inside the core of our sun. They use a two-story-high, octopus-like metal apparatus to collapse walls of silver liquid metal over hydrogen atoms, fusing the particles together and releasing heat. This heat is then turned into carbon-free energy.

- Max Greenwood, TechVibes At a laboratory in Vancouver, Canada, scientists donning red coats are working to recreate the scorching, 100-million degree conditions inside the core of our sun. They use a two-story-high, octopus-like metal apparatus to collapse walls of silver liquid metal over hydrogen atoms, fusing the particles together and releasing heat. This heat is then turned into carbon-free energy.

- Jan Oliver Löfken, MIT Technology Review Germany: Private companies want to outdo the state-ownedfusion reactor ITER. In 2017, these companies have made remarkable progress with relatively little resources. (Article in German - Drei gegen den Rest der Welt)

- Florent Thevenin, TheFutureEconomy.ca: Florent Thevenin from TheFutureEconomy.ca speaks to General Fusion CEO Chris Mowry about fusion's role in the energy mix and the sector's development over the next decade.

If the processes powering the fusion reactor at the Sun's core could be recreated on Earth, it would be one of the most important events in the history of our species. Nuclear fusion power plants could end our dependency on fossil fuels and provide a virtually limitless, highly efficient source of clean energy. We went to two of the world's leading nuclear fusion research centers—Sandia National Labs in New Mexico and General Fusion outside Vancouver—to see how close we are to bringing the power of the stars down to Earth.