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Scientists rally to save research laser than Trump has targeted for closure

A laser pulse converges on a target at the heart of the Omega laser facility, as diagnostic instruments look on. Eugene Kowaluk/University of Rochester

Science Magazine

Physicists and politicians are rallying to the defense of the Omega laser at the University of Rochester (U of R) in New York, an iconic facility in the search for fusion energy that President Donald Trump has proposed defunding.