Journalists invited to symposium on high-temperature plasma physics

May 15, 2002

Plainsboro, New Jersey - In honor of its scientific achievements during the past five decades, the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is hosting a symposium entitled, "A Celebration of High-temperature Plasma Physics," Wednesday, June 5 through Friday, June 7. The three-day event will include a series of technical talks in the Laboratory's Melvin B. Gottlieb Auditorium, as well as a banquet at PPPL on June 5 at 6 p.m. For additional information and registration, please visit: http://www.pppl.gov/50th_celebration/index.html.

Members of the media are invited to attend any or all of the talks and the banquet. The registration fee is waived for journalists. The talks will range from future directions in plasma science and fusion research to solar fusion neutrinos to accomplishments and challenges in computational plasma science. Speakers from PPPL and other institutions will be featured.

PPPL, funded by the Department of Energy and managed by Princeton University, is a collaborative national center for science and innovation leading to an attractive fusion energy source. The Laboratory is on Princeton University's Forrestal Campus off U.S. Route 1 in Plainsboro and not on the University's main campus in Princeton. Call for directions if needed.

DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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