Zoe BollingerOct 15, 2014Science and Technology Nuclear fusion energy in a decade? Lockheed Martin is betting on it. The defense giant said Wednesday it is building a compact nuclear fusion reactor.The key term here is “compact.” Although nuclear fusion has been studied for decades, Lockheed is hoping to build a reactor small enough to fit on the back of a truck and ship around the globe.Nuclear fusion energy in a decade? Lockheed Martin is betting on it. - The Washington PostWhat if the nuclear reaction that powers the sun could be replicated to power cities on earth? Lockheed Martin says it can be done.