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

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Steampunk Future

"These neutrons heat the reactor wall which, through conventional heat exchangers, can then be used to drive turbine generators."

Humanity seems to be hell bent on spending mental amounts of money on effectively building a bloody fancy steam engine.

Surely there must be a better way to generate electricity than driving turbines?

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