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Livermore Scientists Announce Critical Milestone for Nuclear Fusion Power

Livermore Scientists Announce Critical Milestone for Nuclear Fusion Power

Researchers at the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, California just made a major breakthrough for nuclear fusion by focusing 192 beams from the worlds most powerful laser on a tiny pellet of

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Scientists Fire World’s Most Powerful Laser and Move Closer to Developing Fusion Energy

Scientists Fire World’s Most Powerful Laser and Move Closer to Developing Fusion Energy

Scientists in California fired up 192 laser beams simultaneously onto a single, tiny, two-millimeter target, producing and unbelievable 500 trillion watts of energy. To put it into context, that's

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NIF Team Fires World’s First 2 Megajoule Ultraviolet Laser in Attempt to Unlock Nuclear Fusion

NIF Team Fires World’s First 2 Megajoule Ultraviolet Laser in Attempt to Unlock Nuclear Fusion

The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory just fired up the world's largest laser to shoot a record-breaking 2.03 megajoule beam of light at a tiny

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The US and UK Join Forces and Lasers to Create Nuclear Fusion Energy

The US and UK Join Forces and Lasers to Create Nuclear Fusion Energy

Scientists at the United State's National Ignition Facility (NIF) are currently working on unlocking the key to nuclear fusion power by zapping atoms with giant lasers - and the project just got a major

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World’s Largest Laser a Step Closer to Fusion Energy

World’s Largest Laser a Step Closer to Fusion Energy

This week California’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced that it fired up the world’s largest laser in a 'dry run' -- a crucial first step towards the lab's goal of creating nuclear

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Scientists to Use World’s Largest Laser to Create Star on Earth

Scientists to Use World’s Largest Laser to Create Star on Earth

Images via CNN According to scientists at a government lab in Livermore, CA, all we need to do in order to save our planet from its energy woes is create a star right here on Earth. It's that simple!

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World’s Largest Laser to Attempt Nuclear Fusion

World’s Largest Laser to Attempt Nuclear Fusion

Laser enthusiasts everywhere, rejoice. California's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory just unveiled its $3.5 billion National Ignition Facility, a 10 story building as wide as three football fields

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