PPPL dedicates upgraded fusion reactor, a powerful new ‘star on Earth’

Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 7.23.24 PMIn a towering building just outside of Princeton, scientists, policymakers and Princeton University administrators walked among twisting pipes, countless valves, massive control panels and lofty catwalks to see the newest “star on Earth” — an enhanced fusion energy device that produces plasma at temperatures that exceed those of Earth’s sun.