Probing the magnetic universe

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06/26/2017 12:10 PM EDT

Nuno Loureiro

Nuno Loureiro has spent his first year and a half at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center exploring the magnetic processes crucial to understanding how to sustain fusion in a tokamak like the Center’s Alcator C-Mod project. Now, he is also looking beyond the fusion vacuum chamber to the edges of the universe, seeking an answer to how the universe magnetizes itself.

Full story at http://news.mit.edu/2017/mit-plasma-science-and-fusion-center-associate-professor-nuno-loureiro-probing-origins-of-the-magnetic-universe-0623

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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