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Energy Research: Panel Would Close Princeton Reactor

Science  02 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5249, pp. 592
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5249.592


A panel of fusion experts, asked to come up with options for a financially strapped Department of Energy, has reluctantly concluded that DOE, if faced with a flat budget, should close a record-setting fusion reactor to preserve the U.S. role in a long-term international fusion experiment.