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March 13, 2020

In an abundance of caution around the coronavirus pandemic, and in light of presumptive cases in the Princeton area, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is curtailing operations and sending employees home to work effective 5 p.m.

July 10, 2020

Travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic are transforming, with pluses and minuses, scientific conferences around the world. Take the Coordinated Working Group Meeting (CWGM), an international event cohosted by the U.S.

June 30, 2020

A challenge to creating fusion energy on Earth is trapping the charged gas known as plasma that fuels fusion reactions within a strong magnetic field and keeping the plasma as hot and dense as possible for as long as possible. Now, scientists at the U.S.

June 24, 2020

One way that scientists seek to bring to Earth the fusion process that powers the sun and stars is trapping hot, charged plasma gas within a twisting magnetic coil device shaped like a breakfast cruller.

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