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Plasma Turbulence

Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields
2 years ago

Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

By John Greenwald, PPPL

Magnetic forces ripple throughout the universe, from the fields surrounding planets to the gasses filling galaxies, and can be launched by a phenomenon called the Biermann battery …
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon
7 years ago

Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.
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