Cristina Manuel

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Cristina Manuel is a tenured researcher of the Spanish Research Council, working at the Instituto de Ciencias del Espacio (IEEC-CSIC) of Barcelona, Spain. She received her Ph.D. in physics from the Universitat de Barcelona, and afterwards she was a research associate at MIT, a CERN fellow, and a Marie Curie Fellow at CERN. She is an expert on QCD under extreme temperature and density conditions and is interested in finding signatures of exotic QCD phases in astrophysical scenarios.

Nuclear Physics

Viewpoint: The Stopping Power of Hot Nuclear Matter

LHC experiments show that the quark-gluon plasma stops jets made of light and heavy quarks equally well, offering insights into a state of matter thought to have existed in the early Universe. Read More »