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Foundational aspects of relativistic hydrodynamics

Secretariat

Ines Campo
+39 0461 314721
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 08:30 to Friday, 11 May, 2018 - 14:00
Location: 
ECT* Conference room
Abstract: 

How small can a droplet be and still behave as a fluid? The latest research unexpectedly
suggests that droplets of the size of a fraction of an atomic nucleus made from quark-gluon
plasma, an exotic type of matter of extreme energy density, have liquid-like properties. Quarkgluon
plasma once filled the entire universe and can today be recreated in high-energy
collisions between atomic nuclei. This timely workshop will bring together a multi-disciplinary
group of researchers to rethink the foundations behind our contemporary understanding of
ultra-hot and fast-moving fluids.

Registration period: 
19 Feb 2018 to 15 Apr 2018

Organizers

Ulrich Heinz Ohio State University (USA)
Michal Heller MPI for Gravitational Physics
Guy Moore Technische Universität Darmstadt