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New Ways To Study How Ordered Materials Arrange Themselves
2013-05-21 14:04:23

A fried breakfast food popular in Spain provided the inspiration for the development of doughnut-shaped droplets that may provide scientists with a new approach for studying fundamental issues in physics, mathematics and materials.

2011-11-11 01:44:33

To achieve nuclear fusion for practical energy production, scientists often use magnetic fields to confine plasma.

2011-01-10 14:01:47

Researchers at the University of Warwick’s Centre for Fusion Space and Astrophysics and the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Culham Centre for Fusion Energy may have found a way to channel the flux and fury of a nuclear fusion plasma into a means to help sustain the electric current needed to contain that very same fusion plasma.

2010-11-08 11:37:13

Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have successfully used Coaxial Helicity Injection (CHI) to generate plasma current and couple it to a conventional current generation method at the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) fusion experiment.

2010-01-24 13:40:00

A new experiment that reproduces the magnetic fields of the Earth and other planets has yielded its first significant results.

2009-11-02 11:00:14

Experiments in RFP fusion device show higher currents lead to self-organized helical plasma.

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2009-08-31 14:35:00

Magnetic reconnection could be the Universe's favorite way to make things explode. It operates anywhere magnetic fields pervade space--which is to say almost everywhere.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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