Ultradestructive Megawatt Power-Navy's Death Ray Laser Breaks Another RecordSubmitted by Lacandy on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 04:27
The Navy’s death ray weapon keeps burning through laser records, on its way to the ultimate goal of searing through 2,000 feet of steel per second.
The Free Electron Laser’s latest milestone involved running its electron injection system for eight hours at 500 kilovolts. That will help the laser become more powerful and more deadly, as Wired’s Danger Room reports. (cont.)