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We hope that this web publication will in some small measure reflect the excitement of the RHIC and AGS program at Brookhaven, as explained by some of the people who are doing the experiments, analyzing the data, and writing the papers.

The RHIC/AGS Users' Meeting and Elections
By Jim Sowinski
As the snow comes down it seems like June, warm weather and the annual Users' meeting are a long time in the future. But it is time to start the planning for what we hope will be a celebration of a successful run 9. More...

From BNL to KISTI: Establishing High Performance Data Transfer From the US to Asia
By Dantong Yu, Jerome Lauret and In-Kwon Yoo
Modern high energy and nuclear physics experiments yield huge amounts of data and thus require efficient and high capacity storage and transfer. As one such massive data-generating experiment, the RHIC/STAR experiment has the capability to acquire as many as 1000 collision events per second during run-time. More...

After the 3rd International Conference on Women in Physics What We as a Community Can Do
By Christine Nattrass
In October I attended the 3rd International Conference on Women in Physics (ICWIP) in South Korea. Both Yale University and Brookhaven National Laboratory made contributions of $5000 and each donation allowed two physicists from developing countries to attend. More...

Users' e-Log
Short news items of interest to the RHIC/AGS community. This week: PECASE Awards and Thesis Award Competition. More...