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RHIC Atom Smasher Reveals First Hints Of Phase Boundary
2012-08-15 10:28:31

Scientists working with the the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at the Brookhaven National Laboratory have observed the first glimpses of a possible boundary separating ordinary nuclear matter.

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2011-04-25 08:39:30

Berkeley Lab nuclear scientists join with their international colleagues in the latest record-breaking discovery at RHIC.

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2011-02-16 08:25:33

Direct measurements allow detailed look at how quarks of different flavors contribute to spin.

2010-02-15 08:46:24

Scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a 2.4-mile-circumference particle accelerator at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, report the first hints of profound symmetry transformations in the hot soup of quarks, antiquarks, and gluons produced in RHIC's most energetic collisions.

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2005-07-21 17:15:00

Physicists have created the state of matter thought to have filled the Universe just a few microseconds after the big bang and found it to be different from what they were expecting. Instead of a gas, it is more like a liquid. Understanding why it is a liquid should take physicists a step closer to explaining the earliest moments of our Universe.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.