Nuclear Fusion: Inside the Lab that Made History

In December 2022, scientists at the National Ignition Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ignited the first human-caused fusion reaction that generated more energy than it took to create the reaction.

0:00 Intro
0:42 Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion
1:35 The Promise of Nuclear Fusion
2:17 The Ignition Facility
3:28 Target Chamber
4:26 The Target
4:53 The Event
5:32 Future of Fusion

National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory:
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Bryan B


Jonn Marvy Santamaria

The team working on this including all documents should be nationalized. This is a game changing tech that could easily be yoinked by bad actors

Captain Ben

The needs to be fast tracked and made free and open source for the good of the planet.


    That’s not possible until intellectual property laws are fully abolished.
    I have a playlist (not _my_ videos) of *the* best videos on (IP) intellectual property abolition on my channel for all interested.


    @E That’s a terrible idea my friend as IP is what created all the wonders you use everyday. To blanketly abolish IP would be counter-intuitive. Not sure how you don’t understand that


    @FlyingColors False.
    Please do your research, don’t fail humanity with absence of rationality and ethics. You have a long ways to go. But I _already_ gave you some of the best resources to get started 👆


What if …..we created a tiny black hole instead?


    we saw what happened in spiderman 2

Anton Od

This is truly a monumental achievement in the field of science and energy! The potential of nuclear fusion is astounding – a clean, safe, and virtually limitless source of energy that could revolutionize our world. The dedication and ingenuity of the scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are inspiring. Their work brings us one step closer to a sustainable future. Can’t wait to see what the next experiment brings! Keep up the fantastic work!

Joel Eyre

5:24 killed my vibe

Rich V

Cool achievement but it took 70 years to do it once as an experiment. It’s a long way from being the energy solution that is commercially viable.

Balasubramaniam Natarajan

Is this peer reviewed?

    Balasubramaniam Natarajan

    Looking at the size I don’t know if it can even be peer reviewed, when the peer may not even have something similar to test the results.


Hate to tell you all but for almost the entirety of human existence we have lived sustainably. Nothing on this planet has ever stayed the same, the atmosphere on earth used to by basically hydrochloric acid. Everyday this planet is closer to it’s ultimate demise and we can not stop that.


Finally 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

Sergio Pabon

A true representation of creation being more powerful than destruction.




So, you guys are takeover Doctor octopus project.


aliens crusiing just chillin, sensors pick up a quick ping of the machine as they said being the hottest thing in the solar system…aleins face 🧐


“Great Stuff”


1:25. CORRECTION: it did not generate more energy than it took to trigger the reaction. It simply generated more energy than was directly input into the cylinder. The energy output was not greater than the total combined energy to trigger the reaction.


misleading af, the input is 400MJ is the true input, 3MJ is the output.


so cool!!

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