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July 29, 2016

Among the intriguing issues in plasma physics are those surrounding X-ray pulsars — collapsed stars that orbit around a cosmic companion and beam light at regular intervals, like lighthouses in the sky.  Physicists want to know the strength of the magnetic field and density of the plasma that sur

July 22, 2016

Princeton University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are participating in the accelerated development of a modern high-performance computing code, or software package.

July 18, 2016

Terry Brog, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s new deputy director for operations, brings with him decades of experience in senior leadership, most recently as manager of the Strategic Projects Division within the Facilities and Operations division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

July 12, 2016

Plasma – the hot ionized gas that fuels fusion reactions – can also create super-small particles used in everything from pharmaceuticals to tennis racquets.

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