In Rochester, New York, Experiments Mimic Cosmic Explosions and Planetary Cores


Amazing work going on at U of R.

New York Photonics Focus

Researchers in Rochester, NY are finding ways to understand some of the mysteries of space without leaving earth. Using high-intensity lasers at the University of Rochester’s OMEGA EP Facility focused on targets smaller than a pencil’s eraser, they conducted experiments to create colliding jets of plasma knotted by plasma filaments and self-generated magnetic fields, reaching pressures a billion times higher than seen on earth.

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In Rochester, New York, Experiments Mimic Cosmic Explosions and Planetary Cores

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