Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Monday November 16, 2015

Lasers Could Rapidly Make Materials Hotter Than The Sun

Ten million degrees in less than 20 quadrillionths of a second? What could possibly go wrong?

The heating would be about 100 times faster than rates currently seen in fusion experiments using the world’s most energetic laser system at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. The race is now on for fellow scientists to put the team’s method into practice.