Exotic matter: A closer look at the perfect fluid sheds light on what happened microseconds after the Big Bang

2 octubre 2014

By combining data from two high-energy accelerators, nuclear scientists have refined the measurement of a remarkable property of exotic matter known as quark-gluon plasma. The findings reveal new aspects of the ultra-hot, ‘perfect fluid’ that give clues to the state of the young universe just microseconds after the Big Bang.