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December 8, 2016
Challenging process that occurs throughout the universe now better understood

Scientists are closer than ever to unraveling a process called magnetic reconnection that triggers explosive phenomena throughout the universe.  Solar flares, northern lights and geomagnetic storms that can disrupt cell phone service and black out power grids are all set off by magnetic field lin

November 22, 2016

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University have proposed a groundbreaking solution to a mystery that has puzzled physicists for decades.

November 11, 2016

Physicists from around the world gathered at the University of California, Irvine this past summer for a symposium in honor of Wei-li Lee, a senior physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).

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