Friday, November 26, 2010

The Universal Soup (with munchies)


Early Universe was a liquid: First results from the Large Hadron Collider's ALICE experiment
(PhysOrg.com) --" In an experiment to collide lead nuclei together at CERN's Large Hadron Collider physicists from the ALICE detector team including researchers from the University of Birmingham have discovered that the very early Universe was not only very hot and dense but behaved like a hot liquid..."

"By accelerating and smashing together lead nuclei at the highest possible energies, the ALICE experiment has generated incredibly hot and dense sub-atomic fireballs, recreating the conditions that existed in the first few microseconds after the Big Bang. Scientists claim that these mini big bangs create temperatures of over ten trillion degrees..."
>> physorg.com

 

Sunday 28 November 2010 
How the universe evolved from a liquid | The Telegraph
"The universe was a super-hot liquid in the moments immediately after its birth, according to the first results from an experiment to recreate the conditions of Big Bang... "
Article by Richard Gray
Part Of The Atlas Experiment Equipment: How the universe evolved from a liquid