Saturday, 27 November 2010

Quark-Gluon Plasma

This is seriously cool stuff:

Hadron Collider detects 'Big Bang' matter

Last Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 | 5:17 PM ET 

By Emily Chung CBC News

A phase of matter created moments after the Big Bang is thought to have been detected at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.
"Striking" evidence of a quark-gluon plasma has been observed by a team of researchers, including Canadians, at the facility near Geneva, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced Friday.

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