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Can world's largest laser zap Earth's energy woes?

newviewmedia.com (1137457) writes | more than 4 years ago

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newviewmedia.com (1137457) writes "Scientists at a government lab here are trying to use the world's largest laser — it's the size of three football fields — to set off a nuclear reaction so intense that it will make a star bloom on the surface of the Earth.

If they're successful, the scientists hope to solve the global energy crisis by harnessing the energy generated by the mini-star."

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NoModPoints (1758164) | more than 4 years ago | (#32026184)

Experience - that thing you get just AFTER you need it. Surely they could have used a longer tether, that would have ensured the payload was clear of the ground BEFORE it left the launching apparatus?
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