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National Ignition Facility

Fusion Researchers Achieve Energy Breakthrough Capable Of Almost Powering One Easy-Bake Oven

Scientists at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) in California recently achieved something of a breakthrough in their pursuit of inertial confinement fusion. During an experiment on Aug. 8, researchers fired the facility’s spread of lasers at a tiny blob of fusion fuel and produced a yield of 1.3 megajoules of energy, roughly 25 times more […]

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