I started out with a dream to make a star in a jar, and I ended up … making things that I think can change the world.

Taylor Wilson

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Source: "Yup, I Built a Nuclear Fusion Reactor." TED2012. Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: In this quote, 17-year-old nuclear scientist Taylor Wilson is explaining how he ended up making his own nuclear fusion reactor in his garage at age 14: at age 12, he started working on his goal to create a star, and using those principles, he was eventually able to build a working fusion reactor, which led to further inventions. The quote is from a brief TED Talk Wilson gave about his accomplishments in 2012. Watch the full TED Talk here: Taylor Wilson - Yup, I Built a Nuclear Fusion Reactor