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In picture: 31 years after
picture taken at FIAS on June 28, 2017

the three authors of 1986 Strangness Signature of QGP bestsellers: Strangeness in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions, Phys.Rept. 142 (1986) 167-262 (from left to right: Berndt Muller, Peter Koch and Johann Rafelski);

Below: Strangeness and QGP cover story Nature Physics June 2017


Latest Book: RELATIVITY MATTERS: From Einstein's EMC2 to Laser Particle Acceleration and Quark-Gluon Plasma (US web-link) (and German web-link )

Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics at the June 13, 2017, Rudolph Bock 90 year fest at GSI; from left to right: Hans Specht, Ulrich Mosel, Johann Rafelski, Hans Gutbrod, Reinhard Stock, Wolfram von Oertzen, Johanna Stachel, Peter Braun-Munzinger, Paolo Giubellino (Photo Credit Gabi Otto, GSI)
updated July 10, 2017