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    Jaco Vorster
    • 3 years ago

    The Solenoidal Tracker at RHIC (STAR) specializes in tracking particles produced by each ion collision at RHIC. It is used to search for signatures of the quark-gluon plasma. It is also used to investigate the behavior of matter at high energy densities. And it is a beast.

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