General fusion is working on a precision controlled piston that hammers giant shock waves into a magnetized sphere — slamming atoms together hard enough to fuse and create energy. The idea triggered investments in Laberge’s young company, first from family and friends, then from venture capitalists including Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. So far, funding has totaled $32.5 million.
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