When reality mimics fiction chasing the “god machine”
There’s no God mode in real life, of course, but the world’s military organisations are very interested in weapons that promise something like it: lasers and other “directed energy weapons”. The US government, for example, is spending nearly US$1 billion per year on directed energy projects.
Source: Australia wants to build a laser that can stop a tank. Here’s why ‘directed energy weapons’ are on the military wishlist