CERN Physicists Produce ‘Littlest’ Quark-Gluon Plasma

Physicists from the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider have produced a quark-gluon plasma – a state of matter thought to have existed right at the birth of the Universe – with fewer particles than previously thought possible. The material, dubbed ‘littlest liquid,’ was discovered by colliding protons with lead nuclei [...] —> Read More