International Cooperation agreement


the Center for Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas (CMSO), distributed over six institutions in the U.S. (the University of Wisconsin, the University of Chicago, Princeton University, Swarthmore College, University of New Hampshire, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory)


the Research Unit Instabilities, Turbulence and Transport in Cosmic Magnetic Fields (DFG-FOR 1048) at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) is approved and will enter into force on May 1, 2010.

CMSO Director: Prof. Dr. Ellen Zweibel



Prof. Dr. Cary Forest (right) from the CMSO and Prof. Dr. Rainer Grauer (left) from the FOR 1048 agreeing during the MHD Dynamo School on bringing the CMSO and the FOR 1048 research activities together.