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A turbulent solution to a growing problem

A recent experiment lead by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), researchers on the DIII-D tokamak suggests that plasma turbulence can prevent filamentary structures called magnetic islands from growing so large ...

dateOct 27, 2016 in Plasma Physics
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Turbulence—not as dangerous as flyers think

You're sitting in an aeroplane, maybe reading a book or watching a movie, a tray of unopened food in front of you. Suddenly, the plane jolts and starts to bump up and down. You grab hold of the armrest, hastily tighten your ...

dateSep 14, 2016 in Other
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