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Thu, May 28, 2009 -- 9:30 AM

The National Ignition Facility


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On Friday, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will unveil the National Ignition Facility, which the lab says will help develop alternatives to nuclear weapons testing, produce fusion-based energy and shed light on the origins of the universe. We get a preview of the facility.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • David Perlman, science editor for The San Francisco Chronicle
  • Raymond Jeanloz, professor of astronomy and professor of Earth and planetary science at UC Berkeley

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