Amateur scientists make all the real progress today. “Professional” science is for servants and careerists. Radio and computers both began when gifted tinkerers spent their free time inventing.
This kid made a totally badass weapon.
The human eye is most sensitive to the color green. At that wavelength of light, it takes the least amount of power to blind. Rumor is the USG …….deployed such weapons in Iraq 1, but public release was censored.