Indian science has landmark moment at ITER, a global effort to create first-ever nuclear fusion device
ITER is a 35-country-effort to build the world’s first nuclear fusion device that, if all goes well, will be capable of producing electricity for our commercial purposes by 2045. Nine per cent of the $25 billion worth project is being borne by India as an 'in kind' contribution; 23 July 2019 marked a celebration of this contribution
ITER is the biggest nuclear fusion experiment and the largest scientific project to be undertaken in history.
Critics are unsure that money thrown at fusion will prove a commercially-viable energy source.
China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia & US have contributed nine percent each to the project: Report