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Shaping up nicely: Adjusting the plasma edge can improve the performance of a star on Earth

While trying out a new device that injects powder to clean up the walls of the world’s largest stellarator, a twisty fusion device in Greifswald, Germany known as Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X), scientists were pleased to find that the bits of atoms confined by magnetic fields within the device got temporarily hotter after each injection.

New Jersey Labor Commissioner highlights apprentices at PPPL during National Apprentice Week
Dec. 1, 2021

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo highlighted PPPL's apprentice program during National Apprentice Week. 

PPPL speakers and discoveries prominent at 2021 global plasma physics gathering
Nov. 24, 2021

Path-setting discoveries, special student programs, and mini-conferences on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion highlighted the 63rd American Physical Society-Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) annual meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

PPPL wins state recycling award
Nov. 18, 2021

PPPL celebrated America Recycles Day this week after recently winning the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Recycling Leadership Award for its recycling and sustainability program. 

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