Lasers create net energy from nuclear fusionPlay
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California are announcing Tuesday that they've achieved a breakthrough with nuclear fusion technology.
Researchers zapped hydrogen fuel with lasers and generated more energy than the lasers put in. But a future with carbon-free fusion energy is still decades away.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Omar Hurricane, a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
This segment aired on December 13, 2022.