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Magnetorotational Instability (MRI) experiment

Currently, scientists do not understand the required conditions and the accretion, or matter collection process, involved in star and planet formation. But the Magnetorotational Instability (MRI) experiment at PPPL may shed light on this mystery.

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U.S. Department of Energy
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