PPPL's Nikolai Gorelenkov New PPPL Deputy Theory Head Gorelenkov likes making predictions

Nikolai Gorelenkov is a theorist who appreciates the importance of experiments in advancing the fields of plasma physics and fusion energy research.

Experiments validate theories, which is why Gorelenkov, the new Deputy Head of the Theory and Computation Department at DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), believes working with experimentalists should be a priority for theorists.

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Greater sage-grouse populations have plummeted nationwide as huge swathes of sagebrush steppe have been destroyed or degraded. INL's Site protects 890 square miles. Greater sage-grouse find sanctuary on INL Site

Greater sage-grouse, icons of the American West, are in trouble across most of their range. But the large expanse of sagebrush steppe on Idaho National Laboratory's 890-square-mile Site remains a stronghold for the birds.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 315  |
  • July 6, 2010