Neil deGrasse Tyson & Chuck Nice

Fusion, Lasers, & More with NIF Laser Scientist

24 Jan 2023 • 51 min • EN


How did we achieve nuclear fusion? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice learn about thermonuclear fusion, the world’s most powerful lasers, and harnessing nuclear power with operations manager at The National Ignition Facility, Bruno Van Wonterghem.

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