File this under: ” Cool DIY Gadgets” A 17-year old teen from Detroit has built a fully-functional nuclear fusion reactor in his parents’ basement. The entire project took him over 1000-hours to complete. Here’s how it works:

The short of it is that Olson takes a vacuum chamber, fills it with deuterium gas and then jolts it up with 40,000 volts, which creates a very small amount of nuclear fusion

[via engadget]

File this under: ” Cool DIY Gadgets” A 17-year old teen from Detroit has built a fully-functional nuclear fusion reactor in his parents’ basement. The entire project took him over 1000-hours to complete. Here’s how it works:

The short of it is that Olson takes a vacuum chamber, fills it with deuterium gas and then jolts it up with 40,000 volts, which creates a very small amount of nuclear fusion

[via engadget]