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What's the universe's greatest power?

 

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Do you love fireworks shows that let you get very close? At such pyrotechnics displays, the delay between each flash and the earsplitting boom can be just a half-second, meaning you’re only two blocks from the detonations. My hometown display is like that, with glowing debris virtually raining down on the crowd, which must strangely not include any attorneys. These annual boom-fests bring up the topic of power.

Where is the universe’s most awesome energy? And can we grab some of it?

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