Brazilian Journal of Physics
On-line version ISSN 1678-4448
GRASSI, F.. Working in hydrodynamics with Yogiro Hama. Braz. J. Phys. [online]. 2007, vol.37, n.1a, pp. 5-8. ISSN 1678-4448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-97332007000100004.
I present a brief overview on the motivation for performing relativistic nuclear collisions and the justification for using hydrodynamics to describe them. The contribution of Prof. Hama to the field of hydrodynamics and his efforts to form a group working on this subject are outlined.
Keywords : Hydrodynamics; Nuclear collisions; Quark-gluon plasma.