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  • Identifying New Sources of Turbulence in Spherical TokamaksExternal link

    11.25.15 Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have for the first time modeled previously unsuspected sources of turbulence in spherical tokamaks, an alternative design for producing fusion energy.

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  • Teaching Reactions How to NavigateExternal link

    11.24.15 Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory modeled every elementary step in the complicated mechanism of producing hydrogen, providing a detailed map of the amount of energy used in the different possible routes the reaction could take.

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  • NSLS-II User Profiles: Emmie Campbell & Karen DeRocherExternal link

    11.24.15 Emmie Campbell and Karen DeRocher, from the Biomineral Engineering group at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering, studied microstructures that make up spicules or "bones" in larval sea urchins with the Hard X-Ray Nanoprobe at NSLS-II.

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