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It's been called a modern-day moonshot, "revolutionary science" and "the mother of all boondoggles." It's the National Ignition Facility in Livermore. NIF is a $5 billion taxpayer-funded super laser project whose goal is to create nuclear fusion inside a laboratory. But so far that hasn't happened. Reporter: Amy Standen
End Music: "When You Wish Upon a Star" by Farao, Durham, and Zunino, from the album "Romantic Melody"