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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Tour

July 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Tour the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and get a behind-the-scenes look at a national laboratory where scientists are creating a “a star on earth” as a future energy source.

PPPL offers free public tours led by an engineer or physicist on the first and third Friday of most months at 10 a.m., at 100 Stellarator Road, Princeton, New Jersey.  The next tours are on July 1, July 15, Aug. 5 and Aug. 19.  You must pre-register at to attend.

Visitors learn about how fusion energy could be a clean, affordable, safe, and abundant energy of the future. Tours by PPPL physicists and engineers include the National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade control room, QUASAR, another model for fusion energy; and plasma demonstrations in the Science Education laboratory, and videos.

The tours are appropriate for adults and children age 10 and up. All children must be accompanied by adults. Adults must show a photo ID such as a license or passport at the security booth.

PPPL also offers group tours for large groups of 10 or more people at 10 a.m. on most weekdays. Register online.

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Date:
July 1, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
100 Stellarator Road
Plainsboro, NJ United States
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