From Little Bangs to the Big Bang

  title={From Little Bangs to the Big Bang},
  author={John Ellis},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • J. Ellis
  • Published 22 April 2005
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
The 'Little Bangs' made in particle collider experiments reproduce the conditions in the Big Bang when the age of the Universe was a fraction of a second. It is thought that matter was generated, the structures in the Universe were formed and cold dark matter froze out during this very early epoch when the equation of state of the Universe was dominated by the quark-gluon plasma (QGP). Future Little Bangs may reveal the mechanism of matter generation and the nature of cold dark matter… Expand
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