Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Magnetic Field Record Set With a Bang: 1,200 Tesla

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Magnetic Field Record Set With a Bang: 1,200 Tesla

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Image: University of Tokyo During 40 microseconds last April, Shojiro Takeyama and his team at the University of Tokyo dumped 3.2 megajoules of energy into a newly built scientific instrument and blew part of it to smithereens. The smithereens part was expected;┬áthe force of the explosion, not quite. The instrument was designed to generate superstrong…