Media from: The bouncing gas
contact: Sarah McDonnell - Assistant Media Relations Manager
Two gas clouds (one red and one blue), each a million times thinner than air, are seen to completely repel each other under the influence of strong, quantum-mechanical interactions. Such gas clouds can model matter under extreme conditions, such as neutron stars or the quark-gluon plasma of the early universe.
Image: Martin Zwierlein
(1920x1440px; 121 kB; image/jpeg)> download image