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Scientists deepen understanding of the magnetic fields that surround the Earth and other planets

Now, a team of scientists has completed research into waves that travel through the magnetosphere, deepening understanding of the region and its interaction with our own planet, and opening up new ways to study other planets across the galaxy.
12-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discovered: A new way to measure the stability of next-generation magnetic fusion devices

Feature reports discovery of an alternative method for measuring the stability of fusion plasma, a critical task for researchers seeking to bring the fusion that powers the sun to Earth.
10-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tiny granules can help bring clean and abundant fusion power to Earth

Physicists from PPPL and General Atomics have concluded that injecting tiny beryllium pellets into ITER could help stabilize the plasma that fuels fusion reactions.
2-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Will Fox wins 2019 Thomas H. Stix Award for early career contributions to plasma physics

PPPL physicist brings astrophysical processes down to Earth
1-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Advances in plasma and fusion science over the past year are described in Quest, PPPL’s annual research magazine

Quest, PPPL's annual research magazine, profiles laboratory achievements over the past year.
1-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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PPPL and Oak Ridge manage new DOE program designed to speed development of fusion energy with private-public partnerships

Feature describes PPPL role in innovative DOE program to promote public-private partnerships to speed development of fusion energy.
11-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tracking major sources of energy loss in compact fusion facilities

Analysis of energy loss in low-aspect ratio tokamaks opens a new chapter in the development of predictions of transport in such facilities.
11-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers uncover a new obstacle to effective accelerator beams

Release proposes explanation for failure to focus accelerator-fired ion beams.
6-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT 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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