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http://news.yahoo.com/worlds-most-powerful-laser-could-tear-apart-vacuum-141353244.html

In today’s installment of potentially catastrophic science experiments, scientists have plans to create a giant laser that can emit a beam with an amount of energy equivalent to all of the power the Earth receives from the sun, reports Richard Gray in the Telegraph. It is believed such a laser will have the ability to rip apart the vacuum of space — literally boil the underlying fabric of the universe. Seriously.

This veritable death ray won’t be used to further the aspirations of an evil genius — at least, that’s not its purpose. Instead, scientists hope to prove the existence of tiny bits of matter, pairs of molecules known as “ghost particles,” that are believed to hide in the vacuum of space, but have so far been undetectable by any other means. In addition, scientists hope the laser can help prove the existence of other dimensions.

Dubbed the Extreme Light Infrastructure Ultra-High Field laser, or ELI, the project is expected to be completed within the next 10 years, at a cost of about $1.6 billion. The location for the ELI laser has not yet been decided.

The Ultra-High Field laser will be made up of 10 beams…allowing it to produce 200 petawatts of power – more than 100,000 times the power of the world’s combined electricity production – for less than a trillionth of a second.

In order to achieve such a massive output of power, energy for the laser must be collected for a long period of time before it is fired.

Already, the European Commission has approved plans to build three prototype lasers, each about half as powerful as the ELI Ultra-High Field laser, which will cost more than $320 million, and are expected to be completed by 2015.

 :o  Hmmmm.....maybe they can use them. Knowing some Asteroid that is expected to hit the planet and they are just not telling us about it. The 3 protos will be built by 2015 looks Like in time before this Asteroid they say is just going to miss us this time. But will be back round a several years after that.
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2011, 12:26:55 PM »
Hmm.

On one hand, I'm glad we might have some kind of defense against future asteroid impacts.

On the other, I don't trust the Euros with these experiments. They almost created a black hole with the Large Hadreon Collider. Shoot they have experience with bringing the world to its knees, WW2, the debt crisis now, etc. Speaking of which who the heck is going to pay for all that? Germany?  :D
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2011, 12:38:49 PM »
What happened to the sheep avatar?  :(
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2011, 12:40:42 PM »
What happened to the sheep avatar?  :(

 :D I dunno, I was getting a little tired of it and it seemed to be making MMC a little nutso  ;D

I'm having trouble finding a new one.
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2011, 04:08:32 PM »
What happened to the sheep avatar?  :(


 :D I dunno, I was getting a little tired of it and it seemed to be making MMC a little nutso  ;D

I'm having trouble finding a new one.


 :D  That just didnt look right on you my brutha. Besides My Crew Always Dresses with a View to a Kill.   ;)
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2011, 04:32:35 PM »
Fucking black people.

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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2011, 04:38:10 PM »
What-up Spunk.....no they said the fabric of space.  ;)
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2011, 05:49:14 PM »
If a the sun power that reaches the earth, in laser form, were enough to ripe vacuum, we would know it already- since the sun shines every day and all.   

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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2011, 05:50:47 PM »
If a the sun power that reaches the earth, in laser form, were enough to ripe vacuum, we would know it already- since the sun shines every day and all.   

Well if the power were concentrated into a smaller area then devastation could occur...just like the little kid hovering over the ant with the magnifying glass  ;)
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Re: World Most Powerful Laser Could Tear Apart the Vacuum of Space.....
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2011, 06:55:54 PM »
It says at a Cost of 1.6 Billion dollars. But didnt say who's footing the tab?
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