Physicists at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Germany have hit a temperature lower than absolute zero, rewriting the laws of physics in the process.Read More
Scientists at New York’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, operators of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) who seek to duplicate the conditions that existed in the moments immediately following the Big Bang, have earned themselves a Guinness World Record (announced Monday 25th July) for reaching the hottest man-made temperature ever recorded. How hot you ask? Incomprehensibly hot - the scorching heat produced was an astonishing 7.2 trillion degrees Fahrenheit. Or 250,000 times hotter than the center of the sun.