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Embryos of stars

Stars like the Sun begin their lives as cold, dense cores of dust and gas that gradually collapse under the influence of gravity until nuclear fusion is ignited. Exactly how the critical collapse process occurs in these embryos, ...

dateFeb 16, 2015 in Astronomy
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A promising concept on the path to fusion energy

(Phys.org) —Completion of a promising experimental facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Laboratory (PPPL) could advance the development of fusion as a clean and abundant source of energy for generating ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in Plasma Physics
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