NIF VR Film

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory‘s National Ignition Facility is one of the most deeply developed nuclear fusion energy projects, and the world’s largest optical device. Blueplanet VR’s Eric Hanson and HyperAcuity’s Greg Downing produced a promotional VR film for the lab, illustrating how 192 of the world’s most powerful lasers can be coalesced into a burst of nuclear fusion, re-creating a speck of the sun’s surface. Use of the Jaunt One camera and 3D computer graphics were used to help illustrate the complex operation and goals of the remarkable facility. Thanks to LLNL’s Nolan O’Brien and Breanna Bishop.

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