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Preview: New Scientist Magazine – February 19

ISSUE 3374 | MAGAZINE COVER DATE: 19 February 2022 | New Scientist

COVER STORIES

  • FEATURESWhy everything you thought you knew about posture is wrong
  • FEATURESHybrid AI: A new way to make machine minds that really think like us
  • FEATURESCould ancient viruses from melting permafrost cause the next pandemic?
  • NEWSDoing yoga at least once a week may help to lower blood pressure
  • NEWSFusion energy record suggests we really could build artificial suns

Reviews: Commercial Fusion Energy At MIT

On Sept. 5, 2021, for the first time, a large high-temperature superconducting electromagnet was ramped up to a field strength of 20 tesla, the most powerful magnetic field of its kind ever created on Earth. That successful demonstration helps resolve the greatest uncertainty in the quest to build the world’s first fusion power plant that can produce more power than it consumes, according to the project’s leaders at MIT and startup company Commonwealth Fusion Systems.