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Energy Department Pulls Plug on Overbudget Fusion Experiment

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Science  30 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5880, pp. 1142-1143
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5880.1142

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Summary

Fusion may someday yield cheap power, but a troubled experimental reactor has proved too pricey for the U.S. Department of Energy.