In the south of France, scientists from thirty-seven countries are building the most complex machine ever attempted: an International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), aka an artificial sun. If they get it right, it will illuminate the way to produce clean, cheap, abundant energy for millions of years. If they fail, it will be one of the biggest scientific failures of all time. This visually arresting documentary brings the potentialities of science fiction into the realm of the real, providing an exploration of fusion research and chronicling the endeavours of these passionate scientists who are struggling to make it all work.

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