News tagged with "matter in extreme conditions (MEC)"

Warm dense matter at Jupiter's core
03/23/2015

Experiment Provides the Best Look Yet at 'Warm Dense Matter' at Cores of Giant Planets

From SLAC Office of Communications

Shock Wave Experiment at SLAC’s X-ray Laser Tracks Formation of a Mysterious Type of Matter

In an experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists precisely measured the temperature and structure of aluminum as it transitions into a superhot, highly compressed concoction known as “warm dense matter.”