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Does Borax contain Fusion’s Secret Sauce? — Market Mad House

Strangely, the key ingredient in a popular cleaning product could be the secret to making fusion work.

To explain, researchers found boron powder (the main ingredient in Borax) made the Large Helical Device (LHD) reactor run hotter, Phys.Org reports. Injecting tiny grains of boron into the LHD or heliotron reduces swirls and eddies in the reactor which concentrates fuel. Concentrating the fuel makes more heat, making fusion more probable.

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Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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