What is Centauro. [High-Z nuclear matter blob in primary cosmic radiation]

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Another interpretation of the Centauro event is given in which the primary object initiating the collision is a glob of nuclear matter of very high density. The kinetics of this glob are described, and the experimental implications set forth. Among the latter are the horizontal air shower rate and the mean quark density on earth, both within experimental limits according to the glob interpretation. 7 references. (JFP)

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Bjorken, J.D. & McLerran, L.D. January 1, 1979.

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Another interpretation of the Centauro event is given in which the primary object initiating the collision is a glob of nuclear matter of very high density. The kinetics of this glob are described, and the experimental implications set forth. Among the latter are the horizontal air shower rate and the mean quark density on earth, both within experimental limits according to the glob interpretation. 7 references. (JFP)

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  • Bartol conference on cosmic rays and particle physics above 10 Tev, Newark, DE, USA, 16 Oct 1978

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-2250
  • Report No.: CONF-7810116-3
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-03-0513
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6323546
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1210633

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Bjorken, J.D. & McLerran, L.D. What is Centauro. [High-Z nuclear matter blob in primary cosmic radiation], article, January 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1210633/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.