A Giant Laser Has Created Nuclear Fusion

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Researchers at a laboratory in California say they've had a breakthrough in producing fusion power with a giant laser. The success comes after years of struggling to get the laser to work and is another step in the decades-long quest for fusion energy.

Omar Hurricane, a researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, says that for the first time, they've produced significant amounts of fusion by zapping a target with their laser. "We've gotten more energy out of the fusion fuel than we put into the fusion fuel," he says.
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Sharks With Lasers WIN

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Well great, some fancy-pants laser company had to go and make nature's most brutal and efficient killing machines even more frightening. Thanks a lot, science!

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