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National Ignition Facility Promises Endless Carbon-Free Power

Article: National Ignition Facility Promises Endless Carbon-Free Power

LIVERMORE, California, November 11, 2008 (ENS) – Forty miles east of San Francisco, scientists are constructing a miniature Sun within a stadium-sized building at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Called the National Ignition Facility, it will use 192 of the world’s most power lasers to ignite a hydrogen fuel pellet, fusing its atoms, and producing…