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Observing the stuff of stars (and other things)

Join us for convivial discussion on April 21 at 5:30 p.m. at UnQuarked
A lively, short presentation on the what superhot plasmas can teach us about fusion energy.

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Observing the stuff of stars (and other things)
 
Glen Wurden, with the Lab’s Plasma Physics group, will briefly outline the work he’s been doing in conjunction with the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator in Germany. Part of that work has been to design systems to peer into the roiling world of superhot plasmas to test a promising alternative approach to harness fusion energy.

Science on Tap is a convivial opportunity to engage with Lab scientists on their current projects. A brief presentation is followed by lively questions, answers and discussion. The fun takes place on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the UnQuarked Wine Room at 145 Central Park Plaza in Los Alamos.

The sessions are a joint project between the Bradbury Science Museum and the Los Alamos Creative District.