Image Courtesy  Deanne Fitzmaurice  for National Geographic

Image Courtesy Deanne Fitzmaurice for National Geographic

Under Construction

... This is before Taylor would transform the family’s garage into a mysterious, glow-in-the-dark cache of rocks and metals and liquids with unimaginable powers. Before he would conceive, in a series of unlikely epiphanies, new ways to use neutrons to confront some of the biggest challenges of our time: cancer and nuclear terrorism. Before he would build a reactor that could hurl atoms together in a 500-million-degree plasma core—becoming, at 14, the youngest individual on Earth to achieve nuclear fusion...
— Tom Clynes, Popular Science, "The Boy Who Played With Fusion"