Portable nuclear reactor

Portable nuclear reactor how about a nuclear reactor that you can carry around in your trousers' pocket? If the work done by a team of us scientists is any indication, this may soon be a reality. The scientists from the us -based University of California, Los Angeles (ucla) have developed a toaster-sized nuclear fusion device that works at room temperature to provide a steady supply of sub-atomic particles called neutrons.

The gadget comprises a tiny crystal of lithium tantalite housed in a chamber filled with deuterium gas (a form of hydrogen with an extra neutron). The crystal is first frozen to minus 33

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