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Laser fusion experiment yields record energy at Lawrence Livermore’

Fusion science, which seeks to recreate the energy of the stars for use on Earth, has long been the holy grail of energy researchers. The discipline has its skeptics, but officials at Livermore Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are confident that commercially viable fusion power plants will be possible within the next few decades. Ever since it was founded…

3D-Printed Rocket Parts Excel in NASA Tests

A continuation of the 3D printed rocket engine injector story a few weeks ago. It has now out performed the milled traditional manufactured injector. The traditionally constructed injectors used in the SLS tests cost about $10,000 each and took six months to build; the 3D-printed versions cost less than $5,000 and only took 40 hours…

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