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Learn about plasma, the form of matter that makes up about 99% of the visible universe.  Find out how physicists are trying to utilize plasmas as a source of power.
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Keywords: alternate energy source, ionized gas
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/plasma.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Plasma Power, (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/plasma.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Plasma Power. Retrieved December 19, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/plasma.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Plasma Power. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/plasma.cfm (accessed 19 December 2014).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Plasma Power. College Park: American Physical Society. 19 Dec. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/plasma.cfm>.
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