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Technologies for using laser energy to destroy threats at a distance have been in development for many years.
A giant laser -- the size of three football fields -- is being used by scientists at a government lab in California to possibly set off a nuclear reaction so intense that it will make a star bloom on the surface of the Earth.
OAKLAND, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A major intellectual property jury trial, involving the theft of trade secret information and the breach of Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), is set to start on Monday, March 15, 2010.
new research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that diamond becomes even stronger during rapid compression.
Scientists demonstrate strong laser radiation-matter coupling with intense 2.1kJ, 15ps laser pulses critical for creating and diagnosing advanced fusion plasmas.
For years scientists have struggled with the difficult physics of inertial confinement fusion.
Owners of an upstate New York human-potential retreat center's new building say it may become the world's first living building. The $3.5 million Omega Center for Sustainable Living at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, N.Y., goes way beyond green, Omega said. The one-story, 6,250-square-foot building, inaugurated Thursday, takes a whole systems approach and uses integrative design, Omega Chief Executive Officer Skip Backus said. Right now, most people think of 'green' as...
On Friday, a US weapons lab unveiled a super laser with the power to burn as hot as a star.
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