With the click of a computer mouse, a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) sends 10,000 volts of electricity into a chamber filled with hydrogen gas. The charge heats the gas to 100,000 degrees Centigrade.
Wei-li Lee, a Principal Research Physicist in the Theory Department at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has received the 2011 John Dawson Prize for Numerical Simulation of Plasmas.
Striding down the halls of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Arlene White is a standout presence.
In an effort to respond to President Obama's call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by the year 2020, researchers at the U.S.
President Obama praised energy programs, including one connected with PPPL, in a talk Thursday. He toured Penn State research facilities before his speech with Energy Secretary Steven Chu, left, and Jim Freihaut, a Penn State professor, right.