Expert: “I’m 100 Percent Confident” Fusion Power Will Be Practical

“For as long as scientists have dreamed of nuclear fusion reactors that could provide humanity with cheap and clean electricity, the technology has always been a distant dream.

Predictions for when that dream might be realized have long hovered around the “50 years away” benchmark — close enough to tantalize the public and justify grant applications, but far enough off that any given scientist would be long-since retired before they were proven wrong. But now nuclear physicists are getting bolder, according to a new Medium feature by Brian Bergstein, the former executive editor of MIT Technology Review…”