Recent Sightings Recent sightings: Cosmic dynamo installation
With the exterior doors temporarily removed from Sterling Hall, workers move a three-meter diameter, hollow aluminum sphere, an essential component of the Madison Plasma Dynamo Experiment, into the building.
The sphere and related equipment are designed to hold 200,000-degree Fahrenheit plasmas, simulating cosmic dynamos for researchers. Dynamos exist at the core of planets, stars and other celestial objects.
Photo: Bryce Richter