Advancing Fusion and Plasma Science
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a world leader in the coupled fields of fusion and plasma science. Top researchers are making new discoveries that will help develop fusion energy as a safe, clean, and virtually limitless source for generating electricity for the world.
Creating a Star on Earth: learn how scientists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab are creating a star on Earth in the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX), a magnetic fusion device that is used to study the physics principles of spherically shaped plasmas. http://www.energy.gov/articles/creating-star-earth
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