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OSU Powers Up a 500 Trillion Watt Laser

We've got a pretty good handle on creating short fusion reactions, just look at the H-bomb. But in the 60 years since the weapon's invention, we still haven't figured out sustained fusion reactions—the holy grail of energy production. A new high-power laser on the OSU campus could soon help solve that scientific… » 4/23/12 9:20pm 4/23/12 9:20pm

Plasma Thruster Powered, Cigarette Sized, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to…

Cigarette-sized unmanned aircraft, utilizing plasma thrusters for power, may sound like something out of the pits of science fiction's B-rate movie bin to us, but we aren't DARPA. That's right the guys at DARPA are actually working with boffins at Oklahoma State University to make the vision a reality.
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