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Tabletop plasma generator brings Jupiter’s core to the lab

by | Posted on Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2013 — 11:32 AM

A Vanderbilt engineering graduate student has created a small-scale, efficient way to produce high-energy density plasma–the state of matter found in the center of stars and gas giants like Jupiter–with a tabletop device.

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Brenda Ellis, (615) 343-6314
brenda.ellis@vanderbilt.edu


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