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Michel Laberge: How synchronized hammer strikes could generate nuclear fusion

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TED2014 · 12:50 · Filmed Mar 2014

Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear reactor that could produce clean, cheap energy. His secret recipe? High speeds, scorching temperatures and crushing pressure. In this hopeful talk, he explains how nuclear fusion might be just around the corner.