Experts were able to simulate the mechanism that stabilizes plasma in fusion reactors. This development could take humankind one step closer to a clean, unlimited source of fusion energy.
Energy July 19, 2018
Scientists found that Saturn sends plasma waves similar to Earth’s auroras to Enceladus. They converted these waves into a sound that Earthlings can now listen to.
Space July 11, 2018
NASA has unveiled EEGGL – the Eruptive Event Generator (Gibson and Low) – as a new space weather model that can simulate the pathways of solar eruptions and alert the arrival of magnetically charged CME clouds near Earth.
Space February 1, 2017
The puzzle of a massive black hole in Milky Way emitting faint glow and diffused X-ray emissions has been answered by a new simulation model. The model was presented by scientists at Princeton University and their associates.
Space December 27, 2016
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute in Germany are scheduled to conduct an experiment on Wednesday that would attempt to harness energy from nuclear fusion. The project is part of an effort to develop a safer and cleaner way to use nuclear energy.
February 4, 2016
What could have been the answer to the Ebola epidemic failed treatment at clinical trials? Researchers found that convalescent blood plasma transfusion from survivors were not effective in treating diseased patients.
Life January 7, 2016
A new cosmetic treatment that uses patients' own blood has become increasingly popular worldwide. Known as Platelet Rich Plasma, the treatment involves blood being extracted, modified and re-injected into the patient.
Life December 21, 2015
The Max Planck Institute has successfully produced plasma by super-heating helium using the Wendelstein 7-X machine. This breakthrough could lead to the development of cleaner and cheaper energy sources.
Energy December 14, 2015
Researchers found a breakthrough in plasma research: a new plasma confinement state. The discovery could pave the way for the development of efficient fusion reactors that could change the energy industry drastically.
Energy November 12, 2015
Physicists at Princeton may have the answer to how magnetic fields form around stars and galaxies ... and it's totally counter-intuitive.
Space November 12, 2015
A research on high-temperature and high-density plasma confinement using magnetic fields could lead to the development of fusion energy. Improving the confinement state of magnetic islands holds the key to the future of fusion plasma.
Energy November 11, 2015
Stars can be visually observed in a number of ways. Researchers have discovered, however, that it is also possible to hear stars, thanks to lasers and plasma.
Space March 24, 2015
Plasma-powered air purifier promises to clear the air of dust, pollen and other pollutants. Unit can work in a home, office or in your car, inventors say.
Science November 13, 2014
Researchers are learning about some of the mysteries of the cosmos without ever leaving Earth by using high-energy laser beams for creating jets of plasma and magnetic fields in labs.
Geek October 29, 2014
A shock wave from the sun struck plasma between stars, providing further evidence Voyager 1 has reached interstellar space.
Space July 9, 2014
ExcelPhysics' Kickstarter project brings something new to the audio world - a speaker that manipulates a stream of plasma to create sound. The campaign has generated a large following on the crowdfunding site and it expects to ship kits and complete speakers this summer.
Gadgets March 16, 2014
Magnetic storms or solar storms can cause problems with communications and electronics. Only plasma may stand between the Earth and the mighty disturbances.
Earth/Environment March 11, 2014