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Title: RHIC - Exploring the Universe Within

A guided tour of Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) conducted by past Laboratory Director John Marburger. RHIC is a world-class scientific research facility that began operation in 20more »00, following 10 years of development and construction. Hundreds of physicists from around the world use RHIC to study what the universe may have looked like in the first few moments after its creation. RHIC drives two intersecting beams of gold ions head-on, in a subatomic collision. What physicists learn from these collisions may help us understand more about why the physical world works the way it does, from the smallest subatomic particles, to the largest stars.« less
Title: RHIC - Exploring the Universe Within
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Publication Date: 2008-08-12
OSTI Identifier: 987132
Other Number(s): Other: RHIC - Exploring the Universe Within
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Subject: physics collider detector STAR PHENIX Brookhaven DOE big bang
Publisher: YouTube BNL
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:06:28
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28