• The laser is 100 meter long and it’s firing a beam as powerful as 2 petawatts. However, the powerful laser was only able to run for two seconds.
  • Eventually, the team wants to fire a 10 petawatt laser.
  • These powerful lasers are curiosities: to sustain a pulse long enough to be usable would require an absurd amount of power. For instance — a 2 petawatt laser would require more energy to run continuously than is currently produced worldwide.

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