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Friday physics fun: The charm and beauty of temps in the trillions and the Big Bang

By Eileen De Guire / August 24, 2012

Fermilab physicist explains particle physics concepts using water as an example. Credit: YouTube. “That sounds like a job for a refractory,” I thought to myself when I came across the phys.org headline, “CERN physicists break record for hottest manmade material.” Not really, it turns out. The temperatures are too high—about 10 trillion °F (5.5 trillion…

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