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September 2, 2014

As the 2014 summer student program ends, students have the opportunity to show the progress they've made this summer at the annual student poster session. On Wednesday, August 13, approximately 30 students presented their projects to attending staff at PPPL.

September 2, 2014

The Science Education Department started the summer with a workshop geared towards college physics instructors interested in incorporating plasma physics experiments in their classrooms.

June 17, 2014

We would like to officially welcome our 2014 summer program students. The program kicked-off on June 9th with the week-long Introductory Course in Plasma Physics; a lecture series of intense plasma physics topics.

June 12, 2014

The eight-minute “Fusion Energy Explained,” created by PhD Comics’ Jorge Cham, which features interviews and cartoon characters of PPPL physicists, got more than 33,500 “hits” on YouTu

June 9, 2014

The 2014 Young Women's Conference is Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics attracted students from all over New Jersey! With almost 400 students, 50, chaperones and almost 100 volunteers from PPPL and Princeton University, it was our largest event to date!

December 12, 2013

The 2014 Plasma Camp program for middle and high school teachers is now accepting applications.

November 12, 2013

More than 1,500 researchers, including scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), have gathered in Denver, Colorado, for the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society’s (APS) Division of Plasma Physics (DPP).

November 5, 2013

An image from our article, "The Use of DC Glow Discharges as Undergraduate Educational Tools" was recently featured as the cover art for the September issue of the American Journal of Physics.

October 12, 2013

It was a beautiful autumn day in Princeton, NJ. As tailgaters got ready for the football game (Princeton vs. Lafayette) in Lot 21, others took the short walk into Jadwin Gym to take part in the University's Annual Community & Staff Day.

August 14, 2013

As the summer internship programs at PPPL come to an end, students were finally able to show off all of their hard work. On Wednesday, August 14, 2013, approximately 25 students pinned their posters up and made wonderful presenations to PPPL staff, family and special guests.

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