Meanwhile, the experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), where not single protons but whole gold nuclei (with hundreds of protons and neutrons) are shattered, showed last year that the fireball resulting from the smashup behaved like a gigantic liquid of quarks and gluons. Barbara Jacak of SUNY Stony Brook (A1.2, firstname.lastname@example.org) will report on a new assessment of the fluid dynamics and other properties of their quark liquid.
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