Margarita Cejudo Arita, a junior at New Brunswick High School, would like to study engineering in college but she’s not sure what kind of engineering to focus on.
Streaming data, the online process that brings movies, music and videos instantly into homes, is poised to accelerate the worldwide distribution of scientific discoveries in fusion research.
When Amitava Bhattacharjee returned to his academic roots to head the Theory Department at the U.S.
The big holes in Swiss cheese help make it a tasty treat. Now, scientists at the U.S.
Laser-produced high energy density plasmas, akin to those found in stars, nuclear explosions, and the core of giant planets, may be the most extreme state of matter creat
Dan Boyer, a physicist and developer of innovative artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning methods to produce real-time adjustments to the plasma that fuels fusion reactions in devices known as sph
An intern about to start a Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and another University of Texas-Dallas student kicked off their summer with a friendly online chat with U.S.
As PPPL celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May, PPPL highlighted some of our staff and asked them to tell us about themselves and discuss what the month means to them. This is the third of a weekly series.
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A major theme running through the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s (PPPL) Young Women’s Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) was how women in STEM must overcome obstacles to get to where they are today.
Scattered throughout the universe are unimaginably dense remnants of stellar death, cold cores of large stars that have burned through their fuel, collapsed, and blown off their outer layers in supernova explosions
As the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) celebrates Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month throughout May, PPPL is highlighting some of our staff and asking them to tell us what the month means to them. This is the first of a weekly series throughout May.
Alexandra Pantry, an electronics technician at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), joined PPPL’s Energy I-Corps workshop to learn entrepreneurial skills.
Scientists at the U.S.
Every day, the sun ejects large amounts of a hot particle soup known as plasma toward Earth where it can disrupt telecommunications satellites and damage electrical grids. Now, scientists at the U.S.
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory salutes its administrators and celebrates their contributions to the Laboratory. The more than 25 administrators at PPPL provide support to PPPL’s leadership team and more than 600 staff members at PPPL.
The process designed to harvest on Earth the fusion energy that powers the sun and stars can sometimes be tricked. Researchers at the U.S.
A model once thought to be nearly impossible for quickly and accurately designing radio frequency (RF) waves needed to fire up doughnut-shaped tokamak fusion facilities has been developed by a graduate student at the
The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a harsh light on the urgent need for quick and easy techniques to sanitize and disinfect everyday high-touch objects such as doorknobs, pens, pencils, and personal protective gear worn to keep infections from spreading. Now scientists at the U.S.
As the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory celebrates Women’s History Month throughout March, we asked some of our staff members to tell us what Women’s History Month means to them. This is the fourth of a weekly series throughout March.
Want to improve your chances of making electricity from fusion? Look no further than the cleaners under your kitchen sink.
As the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory celebrates Women’s History Month throughout March, we asked some of our staff members to tell us what Women’s History Month means to them. This is the third of a weekly series throughout March.
Name: Ana Marie Datuin
Wolfgang Stodiek, a pioneer in plasma physics and a researcher who helped lead the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s early research on experimental devices called tokamaks, passed away at his family hom
Intriguing essays on the culture, history, and discoveries of science and an urgent call for the integration of science into public understanding come from two recent works by two former key members of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).
As the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory celebrates Women’s History Month throughout March, we asked some of our staff members to tell us what Women’s History Month means to them. This is the second of a weekly series throughout March.
An internship is being established in the Human Resources (HR) Department of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) in honor of a young HR staff member who passed away last year, the executive director of HR said.
New research reveals a surprising insight into the physics behind magnetic reconnection, a process occurring through the universe that converts magnetic to kinetic energy. The findings, by researchers at the U.S.
As the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory celebrates International Women’s Day March 8 and Women’s History Month throughout March, we asked some of our staff members to tell us what Women’s History Month means to them. This is the first of a weekly series throughout March.
Richard J. Hawryluk, associate director for fusion at the U.S.Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), chaired the committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to produce a report on a U.S.
Stellar, a computing cluster that Princeton University is installing in its High-Performance Computing Research Center, will sharply advance research at the U.S.
There was plenty of suspense and drama as middle school and high school students tested their knowledge and skills at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) New Jersey Regional Science Bowl on Feb.
Researchers have developed an insight that could facilitate production of microscopic carbon nanotubes, structures thousands of times thinner than a human hair used in everything from microchips to sporting goods
Efforts to duplicate on Earth the fusion reactions that power the sun and stars for unlimited energy must contend with extreme heat-load density that can damage the doughnut-shaped fusion facilities call
A novel computer algorithm, or set of rules, that accurately predicts the orbits of planets in the solar system could be adapted to better predict and control the behavior of the plasma that fuels fusion facili
Multi-institutional researchers led by physicist C.S. Chang of the U.S.
A new type of rocket thruster that could take humankind to Mars and beyond has been proposed by a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).
The twisty plasma fusion device known as the stellarator was first envisioned by Lyman Spitzer, the founder of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), 70 years ago as a way to harness the energy of the stars in a bottle.
State-of-the-art fusion research at the U.S.
For more than 40 years Rich Hawryluk has been a guiding light and solver of nearly intractable problems at PPPL. His countless accomplishments have supported and enhanced the role of the U.S.
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