Solar “Death Ray”: Power of 5000 suns!

Solar “Death Ray”: Power of 5000 suns!

A nerd built a homemade solar ray that can burn wood in just seconds and boils water instantly. The R5800 solar concentrator, replaced by the new R23k, is made from an ordinary fiberglass satellite dish. It is covered in about 5800 3/8″ (~1cm) mirror tiles. When properly aligned, it can generate a spot the size of a dime with an intensity of 5000 times normal daylight. This intensity of light is more than enough to melt steel, vaporize aluminum, boil concrete, turn dirt into lava, and obliterate any organic material…

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