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March 20, 2017

The 2017 Young Women’s Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) on Thursday, March 23, will offer seventh-to-tenth grade girls the chance to meet working scientists and STEM professionals and hopefully inspire them to consider STEM careers themselves.

March 20, 2017

Like a potter shaping clay as it spins on a wheel, physicists use magnetic fields and powerful particle beams to control and shape the plasma as it twists and turns through a fusion device.

March 13, 2017

More than 35 students from Orange in the north and Moorestown in the south came to the U.S.

March 2, 2017
Princeton’s John Witherspoon Middle School wins middle school science competition

Two Princeton-area teams will travel to Washington, D.C., to compete in the National Science Bowl® finals after winning the regional middle school and high school competitions at the U.S.

February 28, 2017

Matthew Kunz, a physicist at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and an assistant professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University, has been named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow. The two-year, $60,000 fellowship from the Alfred P.

February 20, 2017

Teams of middle school and high school students from as far away as Delaware and New York will come to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) Feb. 24 to Feb.

February 17, 2017

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) high-performance computer sites have selected a dynamic fusion code, led by physicist C.S. Chang of the DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), for optimization on three powerful new supercomputers.

February 3, 2017

Cancer research should focus on the “fundamentals of the origins” of mutating and rapidly reproducing cancer cells that make the disease so difficult to treat. So said Princeton University physicist Robert Austin at the Jan. 28 Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday lecture series at the U.S.

January 30, 2017

Valeria Riccardo, new head of engineering at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, is a United Kingdom transplant who comes to the position with more than 20 years of experience in project management, fusion design, and analysis on two fusion devices in the U.K. that are similar to the U.S.

January 27, 2017

Physicist Igor Kaganovich at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and collaborators have uncovered some of the physics that make possible the etching of silicon computer chips, which power cell phones, computers, and a huge range of electronic devices.

January 23, 2017

Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi at the U.S.

January 19, 2017

Meg Urry was the first tenured woman professor in the Physics Department at Yale University and was often the only woman in her physics classes, including her graduate class at MIT, but she still heard a fellow student complain that women were unfairly given advantages over their male colleagues.

January 6, 2017

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have for the first time directly observed a phenomenon that had previously only been hypothesized to exist.

January 6, 2017

The past year saw many firsts in experimental and theoretical research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).

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