Web developer builds nuclear reactor in Brooklyn warehouse

via Yahoo News

It sounds like the premise of an especially geeky comic book: Web developer by day, trailblazing nuclear engineer by night.

Mark Suppes is a Web developer for the fashion house Gucci, but in his off-hours, he tinkers with his homemade nuclear-fusion reactor in a Brooklyn warehouse, unknown to his neighbors. In a video interview with BBC News’ Matthew Danzico, Suppes cheerfully shows the reporter how his reactor works, warning him to step back as the machine activates and emits a small amount of radiation. The reporter is heard laughing nervously in the background, telling Suppes to be careful…

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