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What would you do with the most powerful laser in the world?

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Dr Ceri Brenner from the STFC Central Laser Facility gives her talk "What would you do with the most powerful laser in the world?" in the Faraday Lecture Theatre at Royal Institution on 17 February 2014. The lecture touches on laser fusion, recreating plasma conditions found out in the corners of the universe to harnessing lasers to create small scale medical sources of protons. Pair with Ceri's interview about her career in laser research http://youtu.be/Cwdf4qZbBYQ. This lecture was part of the Institute's Physics in Perspective enrichment course for sixth formers and college students. For more information about the career options available from studying physics, check out http://www.physics.org/careers.