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Physicists Find Windows of Opportunity in Plasmas

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Science  09 Dec 1994:
Vol. 266, Issue 5191, pp. 1638-1639
DOI: 10.1126/science.266.5191.1638


The 1500 physicists from Europe, the United States, the Pacific Rim, and the former Soviet Union who gathered in Minneapolis from 7 to 11 November had many messages but one medium: plasmas. As the presentations at the meeting of the American Physical Society's division of plasma physics showed, the windows that laboratory plasmas can provide into space, turbulent liquids, and matter-antimatter interactions are opening wider than ever.