Physicist Mei Bai has been awarded the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy’s E. O. Lawrence Award for her outstanding contributions to the advancement and understanding of the dynamics of spin-polarized beams and for the acceleration of polarized protons at RHIC.
Brookhaven physicist Paul Sorensen describes discoveries made at the
Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider where conditions similar to what the
universe may have looked like in the first microseconds after its birth are
RHIC is in its prime, poised to address a host of compelling science questions that remain or have been raised by the important discoveries to date, the facility performance continues to improve dramatically and the user base remains energized. Read more...