Need a planet destroyed?

February 17, 2008 at 1:10 pm (Electronics)

Then use the Hercules Laser! Yeah, it’s pretty strong like that. Apparently, the University of Michigan had some spare time on their hands so they developed this laser that is basically the most intense laser known in the universe. It sustains the light for 30 femtoseconds (one femtosecond is one billionth of a second) and the light is concentrated into a 1.3-micron point, which is pretty small. We are talking smaller than a strand of hair. To learn more about this behemoth, visit their site at University of Michigan.


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