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Mega-laser to probe secrets of exoplanets

Mega-laser to probe secrets of exoplanets

作者:屋庐响  时间:2019-03-14 13:04:00  人气:

By Jim Giles in San Francisco See a gallery of the National Ignition Facility AN AWESOME laser facility, built to provide fusion data for nuclear weapons simulations, will soon be used to probe the secrets of extrasolar planets. The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California was declared ready for action earlier this month. Its vital statistics reveal it to be a powerful beast: