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This Machine Melts Diamonds For Fun

Pressure that can melt diamond; an electromagnetic pulse that can kill, and enough current to light 100 million light bulbs. Such are the extremes within the Z machine at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this image, artificial lightning spread like a wave through Z's 33-metre-wide interior. Read More >>

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This Bullet from the Future Flies Itself

What's that ghostly trail in the air? A bullet, flying and turning on its way to nail a target over a mile away. This is science fiction—4-inches long, and launched from the barrel of a gun. Read More >>