View Full Version : Perfect Liquid Hints at Early Universe

2005-Sep-10, 01:12 PM
SUMMARY: Physicists with MIT have reported the discovery of a new state of matter - a perfect liquid - which was probably present in the earliest moments after the Big Bang. The team smashed atoms together in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, creating a plasma that lasted for only an instant. The particles in the plasma have the same properties as a liquid; they cling together and move in a pattern, but they would flow much more easily than water if they could be poured.

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