- China’s artificial sun has once again set a new world record in Hefei
- Fusion reactor releases 70 million degrees Celsius of energy for 1,056 seconds
- The world has come under tension due to the immense energy emanating from this fake sun of China.
China’s artificial sun has once again set a new world record. This nuclear fusion reactor in China, located in Hefei, emitted 70 million degrees Celsius of energy for 1,056 seconds or about 17 minutes. This sun of China made a new record on December 30 last. This is the longest time ever that so much energy has been released from this nuclear reactor. Earlier this fake sun had emitted 12 million degrees of energy. Meanwhile, the world has come under tension due to the immense energy emanating from this fake sun of China.
Hefei Institute of Physical Sciences has started the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) heating system project. Here helium is produced with the help of heavy hydrogen. During this a lot of energy is generated. On Friday, researcher Gong Xianju of the China Academy of Sciences announced the generation of energy up to 70 million degrees Celsius. This experiment is going on in Hefei under Gong’s direction.
The plasma operation lasted about 1,056 seconds
In a conversation with China’s official news agency Xinhua, Gong said, ‘We achieved a plasma temperature of 12 million degrees Celsius for 101 seconds in the first 6 months of 2021. This time this plasma operation lasted for about 1,056 seconds. During this the temperature remained around 70 million degrees Celsius. This has created a solid scientific and experimental basis for running a fusion based nuclear reactor.
The scientists of the world have come under stress due to this immense energy in the hands of this China. While China has gained an edge in the global arms competition, other superpowers of the world are struggling to find such new technology that can give ‘unlimited energy’ to humans. Experts say that this success is very important regarding China’s artificial sun. Due to this success of China, countries like America and Britain have also been forced to do research in this technology.
China shed money like water in building artificial sun or tokamak
At the same time, with the help of artificial sun, China has started to strengthen its position further. Unlimited energy is released during nuclear fusion and the same technology has been used in the Chinese sun. Scientists hope that through this process humans will get heat and light as we get from the sun. The EAST and other fusion reactors are envisioned by Soviet scientists in the 1950s.
So far, China has spent money like water in building its artificial sun or tokamak. Tokamak is an installation that uses high temperatures to boil hydrogen isotopes in plasma. It helps to release energy. According to the report, its successful use would result in the use of very little fuel and the generation of almost ‘zero’ radioactive waste. Sant Yuntao, deputy director of the Institute of Plasma Physics, said that five years from today, we will start building our fusion reactor, which will take another 10 years to build. After that, we will manufacture power generators and start generating electricity by about 2040.