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New model helps pave the way to bringing clean fusion energy down to Earth

State-of-the-art simulation confirms a key source of heat and energy loss in spherical fusion facilities.
22-Jan-2020 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

PPPL will use INCITE-award time on Summit and Theta supercomputers to develop predictions for the performance of ITER, the international experiment under construction to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy.
15-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New computer code could reach fusion faster

Scientists often make progress by coming up with new ways to look at old problems. That has happened at PPPL, where physicists have used a simple insight to capture the complex effects of many high-frequency waves in a fusion plasma.
10-Jan-2020 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Ten not-to-be-missed PPPL stories from 2019 — plus a triple bonus!

Arms control robots, a new national facility, and accelerating the drive to bring the fusion energy that powers the stars to Earth: Ten (and a triple bonus!) Must-Read Stories of 2019 from PPPL
2-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Powder, not gas: A safer, more effective way to create a star on Earth

PPPL scientists have found that sprinkling a type of powder into fusion plasma could aid in harnessing the ultra-hot gas within a tokamak facility to produce heat to create electricity without producing greenhouse gases or long-term radioactive...
23-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Alex Nagy, a “creative and energetic” engineer, is named a Distinguished Engineering Fellow

Feature profiles PPPL Distinguished Engineering Fellow recipient Alex Nagy
23-Dec-2019 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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PPPL honors physicists Igor Kaganovich and Yevgeny Raitses with Kaul Foundation Prize

Profiles of winners of PPPL's 2019 Kaul Foundation Prize recipients.
23-Dec-2019 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Wake up with cutting-edge science on Saturday mornings at PPPL’s Science on Saturday lecture series

PPPL begins its weekly series of lectures in the Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture series in January. The 10-week series on a variety of cutting-edge science topics kicks off on Jan. 11 with a talk on "Visual Perception and the Art of...
19-Dec-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Steve Cowley: The knight who leads the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has “the most fun job”

Profile of Steve Cowley, new director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory whom the Queen of England knighted in October.
5-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

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An Interview with Shannon Swilley Greco, New Vice Chair of the APS Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public

Shannon Swilley Greco, a program leader in the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's Science Education Office, is vice chair elect of the American Physical Society's Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public.
1-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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PPPL Collaborators Congratulate Team at Wendelstein 7-X Fusion Reactor

2-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

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