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The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power
In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.
National Ignition Facility Cranks Laser Up to Record 500 Trillion Watts
In California, at the ultra-powerful fusion laboratory of the National Ignition Facility, 192 laser beams have fired simultaneously, blasting their...
National Ignition Facility Fires Record-Setting 2-Megajoule Laser
The National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Lab designed its super laser to fire powerful laser shots at intensities...
NIF Moves 5.9 Million Degrees Closer To Fusion Power
With the need for a cheap and abundant alternative to fossils fuels more important than ever before, the field of...
The State of the Art of Nuclear Fusion: It’s Not Easy
As an American fusion project gets ready to fire up, the European one reels from reduced funding and ambition