Mega-laser to probe secrets of exoplanets

 作者:过农耪     |      日期:2019-03-09 04:19:01
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: