The State of Affairs of Present and Future Nucleus-Nucleus Collision Science

 

Robert E. Tribble

 

 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

 

The science encompassed in the Nucleus-Nucleus Conference covers a broad range of topics in nuclear physics.  Significant progress has been made over the past few years on essentially all fronts that are covered.  I will provide a brief overview of just some of this science and give a glimpse of future prospects for the next Nucleus-Nucleus conference.