Topic: Nuclear fusion

Nuclear Waste-Burning Technology Could Change the Face of Nuclear Energy

Sept. 12, 2012

University of Texas at Austin physicists have been awarded a U.S. patent for an invention that could someday be used to turn nuclear waste into fuel, thus removing the most dangerous forms of waste from the fuel cycle.

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The world's most powerful laser

Aug. 29, 2011
The world's most powerful laser

In this video, Professor Todd Ditmire shows how the Texas Petawatt laser helps scientists create matter at the most extreme conditions in the universe.

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