Fusion is the silver bullet.
"This is the most significant advance in primary power generation in many decades," says Keith Matzen, director of Sandia's Pulsed Power Center.
Smart and funny, physicists are some of my favorite people. "The large-cherry-lifesaver path to nuclear fusion" (Okay, that's probably Sandia's media folks)
Plus, a really, really quick computer; the second fastest in the world. Rpeak 127 Teraflops.
This release is worth a read.