Signs of saturation emerge from particle collisions at RHIC

Members of the STAR collaboration report new data that indicate nuclei accelerated to very high energies at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) may be reaching a state where gluons are starting to saturate. Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory Nuclear physicists studying particle collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)—a US Department of Energy Office … Read more