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Drilling for ice cores in the Antarctic has its perks, like hearing the freaky sound of ice dropping down an extremely long ice tube. It legit sounds like they're shooting a space western down there.

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Well there you have it. Apparently cats aren't the only thing that will follow a laser pointer around. In all honesty it's probably a bad idea to piss off a wild alligator with a laser pointer.

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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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