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YPE SF Bay Area: Nuclear Fusion and wine tasting – a rare pairing 8/27/10

On August 27, 2010, members of the YPE SF Bay Area chapter toured the National Ignition Facility: home to one of the world's largest and most sophisticated lasers. One of the main goals of the laser is to demonstrate the ability to create fusion reactions, which will help advance the potential of nuclear fusion as a source of energy. Following the tour, the group relaxed and discussed what we learned at a local organic winery - Retzlaff Winery and Vineyards. For more information on the tour go to the event's website here: For more on NIF go here: (The BBC also did a short documentary on NIF, available here: For more on Retzlaff Winery go here: