11/11/1999

Scientists at Sandia National Labratories

Filed under:General — eric @ 9:38 am

Scientists at Sandia National Labratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico have simulated some of the effects of a neutron star. This appears to be an off-shoot of their fusion experiments. The photo shows the reactor in action, with arcs of electricity crossing over the surface of a pool of water. You can read more about the place here. When I was in school, I took a tour of the place. I volunteered to wear the radiation detection badge for the group, and was told during the briefing that I’d get back a full report on how much radiation we were exposed to. Seven years later, I’m still waiting…

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