Thu, May 28, 2009 -- 9:30 AM
The National Ignition FacilityDownload audio (MP3)
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
- David Perlman, science editor for The San Francisco Chronicle
- Raymond Jeanloz, professor of astronomy and professor of Earth and planetary science at UC Berkeley