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Table-top Particle Accelerator Created 55

Posted by samzenpus
from the what-could-go-wrong dept.
holy_calamity writes "French physicists have built a desktop particle accelerator. It uses a pair of laser beams to precisely control the acceleration of electrons within a plasma. It has the power of a device that usually takes up a whole room and could lead to new medical treatments. They don't mention the potential for experiments like 'what happens if I put my lunch in front of a 300 megaelectronvolt beam?'"
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Table-top Particle Accelerator Created

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