DIY Fusion—Makeshift
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Building a mini nuclear reactor in your home requires only spare parts and basic physics

— DIY Fusion

Call it extreme DIY. Across the globe, handfuls of “fusioneers”—engineering hobbyists and amateur physicists—are building nuclear fusion reactors in their basements and backyards. They’re driven partly by the thrill of tinkering and partly by the promise of solving one of the world’s biggest problems: how to create clean, carbon-free energy on the cheap.

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