China is on course to finish building an “artificial sun” before the end of the year, local media reports.
The incredible structure will be capable of reaching 100 million degrees Celsius (212 million degrees Fahrenheit) – six times hotter than the center of our sun.
Scientists hope that the “artificial sun” will help harness the power of nuclear fusion.
This would bring humanity a step closer to creating “unlimited clean energy” by mimicking reactions that naturally occur inside the sun proper.
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