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Department of Energy: Fusion Plan Gathers Steam

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Science  22 Mar 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5256, pp. 1660
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5256.1660a


Stunned last year by a massive cut in the U.S. fusion budget, advocates have rallied around a plan to preserve the field at a price not much higher than current spending levels. Although they received support for their plan in President Clinton's new budget, the real test will come later this year before a skeptical Congress.