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September 30, 2011
Bottling Magnetic Reconnection:

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.

September 13, 2011

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.

May 26, 2011
The Lyman Spitzer Building, the main administration building at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has been certified LEED gold, one of the highest environmental distinctions for buildings.
May 23, 2011

Striding down the halls of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Arlene White is a standout presence.

May 12, 2011
Perspective on: The future of fusion
 
Name: Stewart Prager
 
Title: Director of the U.S.
April 25, 2011

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.

March 30, 2011
Living on the edge
Researchers working on an advanced experimental fusion machine are readying experiments that will investigate a host of scientific puzzles, including how heat escapes as hot magnetized plasma, and what materials are best for handling intense plasma powers.
 
Scientists condu
March 8, 2011
Richard Hawryluk, a senior scientist at the DOE Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has been appointed deputy director-general of the ITER Organization and director of its administration department.
January 18, 2011

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.

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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory managed by Princeton University.

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