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May 11, 2005 10:53 AM   Subscribe

The PHENIX (Pioneering High Energy Nuclear Interaction eXperiment) collaboration hopes to study a new state of matter, the quark-gluon plasma, which they think was present in the first microseconds after the Big Bang. And they have games!
posted by goatdog (3 comments total)
An interesting concept related to this research: There's a theory that for a very short time after the big bang, everything was a liquid.
posted by alumshubby at 10:59 AM on May 11, 2005

Those are the same guys. I should have mentioned that PHENIX is at the Brookhaven National Lab.
posted by goatdog at 11:04 AM on May 11, 2005

These are also the same guys who were may have created mini black holes while trying to re-produce the quark-gluon plasma.
posted by Uccellina at 12:46 PM on May 11, 2005

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