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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 Muon Piston Calorimeter
By Mickey Chiu
One of the pleasures of collaborating on the PHENIX experiment is the chance to build an actual piece of the detector, particularly if you enjoy tinkering with advanced technology and coming up with ways to push the state of the art with detectors in order to enable interesting physics measurements. More...

2008 Award Recipients
A number of scientists working at RHIC have been recognized by the American Physical Society for their work, including five new Fellows of the APS. More...

Users' e-Log
Short news items of interest to the RHIC/AGS community. This week: Chu Selected for Secretary of Energy, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams to be at Michigan State University, and Photographs of Damage to LHC. More...