Solar Death Ray: Power of 5000 suns!

Eric Jacqmain, 19 year old, from Indiana in the US, made this by coving an ordinary fibreglass satellite dish with 5,800 tiny mirror tiles - and made his very own 'death ray'.

The R5800 is my latest and greatest solar creation. Made from an ordinary fiberglass satellite dish, it is covered in about 5800 3/8" (~1cm) mirror tiles. When properly aligned, it can generate a spot the size of a dime with an intensity of 5000 suns! This amount of power is more than enough to melt steel, vaporize aluminum, boil concrete, turn dirt into lava, and obliterate any organic material in an instant. It stands at 5'9" and is 42" across.