Hottest stuff on Earth

LiveScience reports, "Scientists" have set a new record for "Hottest temperature on Earth." No, I’m not referring to a chili cook-off. Scientists "superheated" some "gas" to 2 billion degrees Kelvin, or 3.6 billion degrees Fahrenheit! That is hotter than the center of the sun. Pretty hard to believe, I know. They didn’t believe it either:

They don’t know how they did it.

The feat was accomplished in the Z machine at Sandia National Laboratories.

"At first, we were disbelieving," said project leader Chris Deeney. "We repeated the experiment many times to make sure we had a true result."

The story continues in detail. By the time you finish, I promise, you will not believe it.

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One Response to “Hottest stuff on Earth”

  1. Uncle Mike says:

    If it’s releasing or producing more energy than
    it’s consuming could it be the next power source?
    If so I want to buy some stock now!!!
    Is 3.2 billion degrees safer than nuclear?
    Will there be really HOT energy efficient cars?
    How do they know how hot the center of the sun
    is? And who measured it?
    As Paris Hilton would say…”that’s hot”.

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