After Failed Attempts at Nuclear Fusion, NIF Shifts Priorities

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After missing a September 20, 2012 deadline to ignite a nuclear fusion reaction -- essentially a tiny sun -- in a laboratory, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Lab are making some changes.

The National Ignition Facility (NIF) was designed to provide a means to study the effectiveness of the country's nuclear ...Read More

Source: KQED Radio News - Science