Tuesday February 24, 2015
Book 15: Delegates and Delegation — Part III: Conflagration


NARRATOR: The wormhole through which the NUSPI fires is just under one centimeter in diameter.

The superheated deuterium plasma forced through it is under enough pressure that some of it will fuse.

The beam expands explosively, yielding trace amounts of helium-3, tritium, and even helium-4.

In bounteous supply, however?  Heat.  Lots, and lots, and lots of heat...