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Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields

Feature describes unexpected discovery of a role the process that seeds magnetic fields plays in mediating a phenomenon that occurs throughout the universe and can disrupt cell phone service and knock out power grids on Earth.
19-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New simulations confirm efficiency of waste-removal process in plasma device

PPPL scientists have found evidence suggesting that a process could remove the unwanted ash produced during fusion reactions and make the fusion processes more efficient within a type of fusion facility known as a field-reversed configuration device.
16-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory designated an historic mechanical engineering site

American Society of Mechanical Engineers names PPPL an historic landmark site.
5-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


PPPL’s Sam Cohen earns award at meeting of U.S. government-funded laboratories hosted by PPPL

PPPL physicist Sam Cohen and a local company win a Federal Laboratory Consortium award for a rocket propulsion technology.
4-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Wins National Award for Green Buying Practices

PPPL has won a national award from the U.S. Department of Energy for its sustainable buying practices.
1-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


No Longer Whistling in the Dark: Scientists Uncover a Little-Understood Source of Waves Generated Throughout the Universe

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and other laboratories, using data from a NASA four-satellite mission that is studying reconnection, have developed a method for identifying the source of...
25-Sep-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A prize-winning measurement device could aid a wide range of industries

Companies dealing with liquids ranging from wastewater to molten metals could benefit from a prize-winning device developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University.
18-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Nat Fisch receives Fusion Power Associates’ Distinguished Career Award

Feature describes lifetime career award for PPPL physicist and professor Nat Fisch.
12-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


PPPL Collaborators Congratulate Team at Wendelstein 7-X Fusion Reactor

2-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

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