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Scientists skeptical of Lockheed Martin's truck-sized fusion reactor breakthrough boast

Pete 2

Re: More than the core

> Are you for real? The heat output of any boiler or reactor is the means of making electricity

When you look at how reactors (and the associated power generation) is specified, they usually quote two values: MWt and MWe - one for thermal and one for electrical output.

The 100MW quoted for this (theoretical) device appears to be the thermal output.

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