Feature describes first direct sighting of a trigger for bursts of heat that can disrupt fusion reactions.
16-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Like surfers catching ocean waves, particles within plasma can ride waves oscillating through the plasma during fusion energy experiments. Now a team of physicists led by PPPL has devised a faster method to determine how much this interaction...
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Turn, turn, turn: New findings bring physicists closer to understanding the formation of planets and stars
New findings further the understanding of a machine known as the magnetorotational instability experiment, which is named for and brings us closer to detecting the source of the instability that causes interstellar gas and dust to collapse into...
9-Jan-2019 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Feature describes newly discovered stabilizing effect of underappreciated 1983 finding that variations in plasma temperature can influence the growth of magnetic islands that lead to disruption of fusion plasmas.
8-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Feature summarizes and links to discoveries and breakthroughs at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in 2018, plus a profile of the knight who leads the laboratory.
8-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Astrophysicists are keen to learn why the sun’s corona is so hot. Scientists at PPPL have completed research that may advance the search.
21-Dec-2018 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites
Feature describes research of three PPPL physicists who have won the laboratory's 2018 outstanding research awards
19-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Article describes INCITE award of major time on three supercomputers to PPPL-let team to study the complex edge of fusion plasmas.
14-Dec-2018 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
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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
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.
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