The Daily Populous

Thursday September 8th, 2022 night edition

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Most scientists agree that viable fusion power is still decades away, but the incremental advances in understanding and results keep coming.

An experiment conducted in 2021 created a reaction energetic enough to be self-sustaining, conceptual designs for a commercial reactor are being drawn up, while work continues on the large ITER experimental fusion reactor in France.

If it touches the walls of the reactor, it rapidly cools, stifling the reaction and causing significant damage to the chamber that holds it.

Others use an internal transport barrier (ITB) that creates higher pressure nearer the centre of the plasma.

The reaction was stopped after 30 seconds only because of limitations with hardware, and longer periods should be possible in future.

Part of that will be developing methods to withdraw heat from the reactor and use it to generate electrical current.

“The magnetic confinement fusion approach has got a pretty long history of evolving to solve the next problem that it comes up against,” he says. »

AOC reveals pessimism about running for president: ‘I live in a country that would never let that happen’

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revealed her pessimism about running for president, saying that “I live in a country that would never let that happen”.

Speaking to GQ, Ms Ocasio-Cortez said “sometimes little girls will say, ‘Oh, I want you to be president,’ or things like that”.

I admit to sometimes believing that I live in a country that would never let that happen.”. »

A nightmare of abuse alleged at Wyoming ‘troubled teen’ ranches

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“It appears to be more a ranch using free child labor at the expense of the parents and grandparents.”.

Over the past decade, the Department of Family Services confirmed at least 28 violations at Triangle Cross Ranch.

Matt Schneider “presented with a threatening posture” when a state agent asked him about it, clenching his fist, according to investigation files. »

Cyberpunk 2077 on previous-gen consoles — Cyberpunk 2077

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Since launch, our primary focus has been to improve the experience of Cyberpunk 2077 across all platforms, in particular on previous-gen consoles.

However, new content updates and improvements will no longer be available for previous-gen consoles, including the upcoming expansion.

We can confirm that the expansion in the works right now is the only planned expansion developed for Cyberpunk 2077. »