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Night lights

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It's 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 13 November and the platform is all aglow.

The last workers have returned home and in a few moments the lights will be extinguished, with the exception of the safety signals at the very top of the cranes.

Taken from the roof of the ITER Headquarters building, this photo allows us a rather well-lit view of the far side of the Tokamak Pit, where formwork already frames out the first walls of the Diagnostics Building.

Wall pouring is scheduled to begin this week.



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