Laboratory astrophysics: Studying the stuff of stars in the lab

Tim Johnson and Jacob Pearcy


Tuesday, January 18, 2022



IAP Seminars

Instabilities in the Crab Nebula jet; magnetic reconnection in the magnetopause; collisionless shocks in the universe, caused by supersonic plasma flows. These are just some of the astrophysical eventsĀ  being studied at the PSFC using high-energy-density plasmas generated by laser facilities. Learn more about these phenomena and the laser facilities that support MIT's astrophysical research.

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