STAR Physicists Track Sequential 'Melting' of Upsilons
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Findings provide evidence for ‘deconfinement’ and insight into seething temperature of the hottest matter on Earth.
Clear Sign that QGP Production 'Turns Off' at Low Energy
Friday, February 24, 2023
Higher order statistical analysis of protons emitted from wide range of gold-gold collision energies shows clear absence of a quark-gluon plasma (QGP) at the lowest energy.
Celebrating the Upcoming sPHENIX Detector
Friday, January 27, 2023
Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, helped Brookhaven Lab celebrate the fast-approaching debut of the sPHENIX detector.
Data Reveal a Surprising Preference in Particle Spin Alignment
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Findings may point to a previously unknown influence of the strong force—and a way to measure its local fluctuations.
RHIC Featured in Scientific American "Tiny Bubbles of Quark-Gluon Plasma Re-create the Early Universe"
Monday, March 6, 2023
New experiments can re-create the young cosmos, when it was a mash of fundamental particles, more precisely than ever before.
Time Projection Chamber Installed at sPHENIX
Thursday, February 2, 2023
The gas-filled detector is one of many components that nuclear physicists will use to glean more information about the quark-gluon plasma.
sPHENIX Assembly Update: Magnet Mapped, Detectors Prepared
Friday, December 23, 2022
Collaborators’ sights are set on a spring 2023 start-up for advanced particle detector.
531st Brookhaven Lecture: Probing the Quark-Gluon Plasma
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Join Yacine Mehtar-Tani of the Physics Department for the 531st Brookhaven Lecture on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 4 p.m. on Zoom.