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Physics News

One of the many sites regularly presenting important news in physics, is www.physicsweb.org. It belongs to the Institute of Physics . What follows, are Persian adaptations of these news, from the beginning of 2000 till the end of 2007. From 2007/07/01, summaries stressing on main points are given, instead of full translations which were given before that date. These texts are in the pdf format. To view them, Adobe (Acrobat) reader 5 or later is needed. Adobe reader can be obtained freely from Adobe reader download .

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December 2007

07/12/22 23 The best of 2007
07/12/21 22 US physics suffers budget setbacks
07/12/20 21 Superexchange spotted in optical lattice
07/12/20 20 Cosmology hub launches in the UK
07/12/19 19 Ampere could be defined one electron at a time
07/12/17 18 Conduction seen in DNA backbone
07/12/17 17 Photonic crystal bends light round corners
07/12/14 16 Compact synchrotron is unveiled
07/12/14 15 Noise might cause huge ocean waves
07/12/14 14 CERN reveals next director general
07/12/13 13 Light is stored as sound
07/12/13 12 Reactor shutdown delays medical procedures
07/12/13 11 Tony Bland: 1958-2007
07/12/11 10 UK pulls out of plans for ILC
07/12/11 09 Largest ever telescope gets $200m to proceed
07/12/11 08 Microscope reveals spins on the move
07/12/10 07 US centre tackles the big questions
07/12/07 06 Tiny sphere detects bacteria
07/12/06 05 Mission illuminates solar mysteries
07/12/06 04 'Dark stars' may have populated early universe
07/12/05 03 Tuneable gap semiconductor is a first
07/12/04 02 Venus flytrap inspires adaptive optics
07/12/03 01 Wet sand flows better than dry

November 2007

07/11/30 34 New boss selected for ESRF
07/11/30 33 Neutrinos could probe Earth's structure
07/11/29 32 UK physicist takes key fusion post
07/11/29 31 Supersensitive Coulomb test proposed
07/11/28 30 Probe likens young Venus to Earth
07/11/28 29 Proto-galaxies tip cold dark matter
07/11/27 28 Tiny fridge thinks it's a motor
07/11/26 27 TASER is easy on the heart
07/11/23 26 Software tracks 'monster waves'
07/11/23 25 High-Tc superconductors plug 'terahertz gap'
07/11/22 24 Berry's phase seen in solid-state qubit
07/11/22 23 Uranium gives opal its shine
07/11/21 22 Results question merit of axion experiments
07/11/20 21 Protein calms the waters
07/11/16 20 Analysis confronts model of universe's formation
07/11/16 19 UK plans to withdraw from Gemini
07/11/16 18 'Nanosoldering' makes a clean contact
07/11/15 17 Physicists spot unusual charged meson
07/11/15 16 Nanotube fibres toughen up
07/11/14 15 Negative refraction 'could trap rainbows'
07/11/14 14 New calculations target brightest-ever supernova
07/11/14 13 Relativity passes new test of time
07/11/13 12 Sand could shed light on quark-gluon plasma
07/11/09 11 'Wormholes' could be made from exotic materials
07/11/08 10 Cosmic-ray mystery solved at last
07/11/08 09 Two is a crowd for quantum particles
07/11/08 08 FAIR gets the go-ahead
07/11/08 07 Universe could have 'a fifth less mass' than current estimates
07/11/07 06 Physicists learn to forecast harmful ozone events
07/11/06 05 Tiny rods steer themselves
07/11/06 04 Cosmic collision explained without dark matter
07/11/03 03 Single spins controlled by an electric field
07/11/01 02 Heavy atoms reduce nanoscale friction
07/11/01 01 New magnetic sensor could probe the brain

October 2007

07/10/31 28 Scanning tunnelling microscope runs faster
07/10/31 27 Negative-index material modulates light
07/10/31 26 Bullets bounce off nanotubes
07/10/30 25 Did the early universe have 'texture'?
07/10/26 24 Nanoantenna focuses laser light
07/10/25 23 New supersolid signature sighted
07/10/25 22 China launches mission to the Moon
07/10/25 21 New isotopes push out the drip-line
07/10/24 20 Electrons timed with attosecond accuracy
07/10/23 19 Unravelling the mysteries of coiling ropes
07/10/22 18 Semiconductor bends light 'wrong' way
07/10/19 17 Light snakes across tiny gaps
07/10/18 16 'Spookytechnology' anyone?
07/10/17 15 Capacitance sheds light on complex flows
07/10/16 14 Work begins on Chinese-US neutrino experiment
07/10/14 13 Friends, not policies, win elections
07/10/12 12 Laser reveals new type of magnetic ordering
07/10/10 11 Stern-Gerlach effect goes chiral
07/10/09 10 CERN boss quashes LHC delay rumours
07/10/09 09 Nobel prize recognizes GMR pioneers
07/10/07 08 Particle-physics detector warms to forest fires
07/10/05 07 Wrinkle researchers bag physics Ig Nobel
07/10/05 06 Artifical-atom laser debuts
07/10/04 05 World celebrates half a century in space
07/10/03 04 Josephson effect seen in atomic gas
07/10/03 03 Carbon-doped magnetic semiconductor is a first
07/10/03 02 Anton Zeilinger scoops first Issac Newton medal
07/10/02 01 ILC names research director

September 2007

07/09/28 22 A faster way to better quantum computers
07/09/27 21 Microchip 'bus' links up quantum bits
07/09/27 20 NASA's Dawn rises with the Sun
07/09/27 19 Wolfgang Panofsky: 1919-2007
07/09/26 18 Quantum spin Hall effect glimpsed in HgTe
07/09/24 17 Gas-giant chaos will remain a mystery for now
07/09/20 16 Physicists discover new layer in Earth's mantle
07/09/20 15 Single-photon microwave source fits on a chip
07/09/19 14 Sticky walls slow mixing
07/09/17 13 Electron microscope breaks half-Angstrom barrier
07/09/14 12 Experiment finds graphene's missing pi
07/09/14 11 Selene blasts off for the moon
07/09/13 10 Stringy 'filaments' could have produced first stars
07/09/12 09 Matter-antimatter molecule makes its debut
07/09/12 08 Earth could survive a red-giant Sun
07/09/11 07 Thundercloud 'accelerator' fires gamma-ray beam
07/09/11 06 Lensless X-ray microscope fits in the lab
07/09/07 05 Ideal materials make for perfect invisibility
07/09/07 04 Sound causes colossal drop in resistance
07/09/06 03 Single-atom entanglement goes further
07/09/05 02 Dinosaur extinction linked to colliding asteroids
07/09/04 01 Single-photon transistor plans unveiled

August 2007

07/08/31 26 Superlens avoids absorption
07/08/31 25 Chinese law to promote honest research
07/08/30 24 IBM targets single-atom data storage
07/08/30 23 Warm ice could improve medical implants
07/08/29 22 Physicist models Spiderman suit
07/08/27 21 Polaron melting heralds colossal resistance
07/08/24 20 Modified gravity fails at long distances
07/08/23 19 Team claims first silicon spinFET
07/08/23 18 Ralph Alpher: 1921 - 2007
07/08/22 17 Light collapses step-by-step
07/08/21 16 Ionic winds could chill computers
07/08/20 15 Physicists hit the rippled road
07/08/17 14 'Cosmic train wreck' stumps dark-matter physicists
07/08/15 13 Helices swirl in space-dust simulations
07/08/15 12 Opaque lens focuses light
07/08/14 11 Nanotubes guide phonons with ease
07/08/14 10 Interferometry images living cells in 3D
07/08/10 09 Physicists minimize 'sticky friction' in tiny machines
07/08/09 08 X-ray holography breaks the femtosecond barrier
07/08/08 07 Dirac medal honours charm-quark physicists
07/08/06 06 Phoenix blasts off to Mars
07/08/04 05 Laser flips magnetic bit without any help
07/08/03 04 Atoms store 2D images for record time
07/08/02 03 Wrinkles winkle out film thickness
07/08/02 02 Humans are changing the climate, says new analysis
07/08/01 01 Labyrinths appear in bead mixtures

July 2007

07/07/31 25 'Seesaw' explains light dark-energy particles
07/07/30 24 Perfect lens could reverse Casimir force
07/07/27 23 Microscope unravels the intricacies of protein folding
07/07/25 22 Atoms swap spins
07/07/25 21 Graphene oxide weaved into 'paper'
07/07/24 20 Artificial swimmers have no moving parts
07/07/22 19 Tiny magnets help drugs reach the spot
07/07/20 18 Supersolid saga continues
07/07/19 17 Partnership to boost fuel-cell research
07/07/19 16 Liquid jets bounce along
07/07/18 15 Nanostructures help mosquitoes walk on water
07/07/17 14 Dark-energy teams win cosmology prize
07/07/13 13 First 'heat transistor' unveiled
07/07/13 12 Steel balls make a splash in sand
07/07/12 11 Astronomers discover the power behind supernovae
07/07/11 10 Water found on distant planet
07/07/11 09 US chooses site for underground lab
07/07/10 08 Tiny organisms move microstructures
07/07/06 07 New limit placed on photon charge
07/07/05 06 Copper rods 'swarm' like fish
07/07/05 05 Magic cluster rules for hydrogen storage
07/07/04 04 Scuffed spheres rise to the top
07/07/02 03 Axions ruled out by PVLAS
07/07/02 02 Icy stars reveal the secret of their patterns
07/07/01 01 Quantum gravity shrouds time before the Big Bang

June 2007

07/06/29 20 Astrophysicists draw up wish list
07/06/29 19 Graphene p-n junction is unveiled
07/06/28 18 Two relativity tests are better than one
07/06/27 17 Nanowires to probe biological samples
07/06/26 16 Big stars have weather too
07/06/22 15 LHC will switch on in May 2008, says CERN
07/06/22 14 Telescope limitation could reveal exoplanets
07/06/22 13 Laser technique could help redefine the kelvin
07/06/21 12 Single atom entangles two photons
07/06/21 11 Fundamental constant is pretty much constant
07/06/19 10 Single crystals go supersolid
07/06/18 09 The hunt for unparticles is on
07/06/15 08 Director quits Canadian theory institute
07/06/14 07 Tiny spheres could control light
07/06/12 06 NMR gets seriously small
07/06/07 05 Wireless power a reality
07/06/06 04 Casimir force learns to swim
07/06/06 03 LHC to skip low-energy test runs
07/06/05 02 European X-ray laser gets the go ahead
07/06/01 01 Big particles are secret to crack-free paint

May 2007

07/05/31 23 Physicists SCORE for third world
07/05/30 22 Supersolids: the plot thickens
07/05/30 21 Quantum well fires single electrons on demand
07/05/25 20 Quasar eclipses could clarify axion mystery
07/05/24 19 Soft-matter pioneer dies
07/05/22 18 Negative refraction gets natural
07/05/17 17 Physicists confirm existence of polariton condensate
07/05/17 16 Electrons hold their spin in silicon
07/05/16 15 Ghostly ring provides strong evidence for dark matter
07/05/15 14 Martian sands shift slowly but surely
07/05/15 13 Negative resistance found in 2D electron gas
07/05/14 12 Black hole shrinks braneworld dimensions
07/05/10 11 Fermions pair up without superfluidity
07/05/10 10 Laser pioneer dies
07/05/09 09 Hunt for fifth force focuses on Bullet Cluster
07/05/08 08 Chilling out with polaritons
07/05/07 07 Speckles expose magnet's noisy secrets
07/05/04 06 Molten core solves mystery of Mercury's magnetic field
07/05/03 05 Diamond maker focuses on particle detectors
07/05/02 04 Casimir force could drive tiny ratchets
07/05/01 03 Supersolids reliant on disorder, say physicists
07/05/01 02 Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: 1912-2007
07/05/01 01 Entanglement dies a sudden death

April 2007

07/04/27 20 Optical lattices could give insight into QCD
07/04/26 19 MRI resolution reaches 90 nm
07/04/25 18 New lower limit set for Newton's law
07/04/24 17 Twin spacecraft take first 3D images of the Sun
07/04/24 16 Fibonacci spirals in nature could be stress-related
07/04/20 15 Perturbative QCD fails for Compton scattering
07/04/20 14 Quantum physics says goodbye to reality
07/04/19 13 Microscope could scan optical lattices
07/04/17 12 Black-hole eclipse sizes up X-ray source
07/04/16 11 Gravity Probe B backs general relativity
07/04/13 10 Photosynthesis takes a leaf out of the quantum book
07/04/13 09 Evidence mounts for Bose glass
07/04/12 08 MiniBooNE rules out new kind of neutrino
07/04/11 07 Mild forecast for next solar cycle
07/04/09 06 Spins turn light off
07/04/06 05 Buffer boosts optical integration
07/04/05 04 Relativity trick slashes computing times
07/04/04 03 Electron tunnelling seen in real time
07/04/03 02 Angling for the best knot
07/04/02 01 Physicists take a crack at rocks

March 2007

07/03/30 23 Large Hadron Collider faces delay
07/03/29 22 Nanotubes chill chips
07/03/29 21 Quasicrystals are selective with terahertz light
07/03/28 20 Quantum lottery is your best bet
07/03/27 19 Polariton laser reaches room temperature
07/03/23 18 Probe seeks changes in fine-structure constant
07/03/22 17 Magnifying superlenses show more detail than ever before
07/03/22 16 Spins take their time to relax
07/03/22 15 Physicists control light at the nanoscale
07/03/20 14 Hospital scanners could control cell-sized medical devices
07/03/16 13 Double-negative metamaterial edges towards the visible
07/03/16 12 Experiment sets the ultimate test for Newton's laws
07/03/15 11 Nanowires could boost memory density
07/03/15 10 Geophysicists offer explanation for Andes formation
07/03/14 09 Physicists watch the 'birth, life and death of a photon'
07/03/12 08 'Thermal runaway' weakens even the best crystals
07/03/09 07 Molten sodium mimics Earth's magnetic-field flipping
07/03/08 06 Gamma-ray observatory takes share of Descartes prize
07/03/07 05 Sunlight puts asteroids in a spin
07/03/06 04 Fermilab data hint at Higgs boson
07/03/02 03 Model puts new spin on hurricane prediction
07/03/02 02 When graphene meets negative refraction
07/03/01 01 Nanorods make 'ideal' anti-reflection coatings

February 2007

07/02/28 25 Microscope 'fingerprints' atoms
07/02/27 24 Quantized magnetoresistance observed for the first time
07/02/27 23 European Research Council launched today
07/02/27 22 Limits set on size of dark matter clumps
07/02/23 21 'Chemical origami' shrinks 2D discs into 3D objects
07/02/22 20 Islamic 'quasicrystals' predate Penrose tiles
07/02/21 19 Magnetic fields put the heat on neutron stars
07/02/21 18 Magnet misbehaves near absolute zero
07/02/20 17 Bacterium battles against the current
07/02/15 16 Photons denied a glimpse of their observer
07/02/15 15 Firm claims first 'commercial' quantum computer
07/02/14 14 Ocean waves keep Earth humming
07/02/14 13 Plasma wakefield 'turbocharges' particle accelerator
07/02/14 12 Extra dimensions could leave trace in Big Bang's aftermath
07/02/09 11 New particle resolves erratic sightings of axions
07/02/08 10 Multibillion-dollar collider plans unveiled
07/02/08 09 Bubbles compute in logical devices
07/02/08 08 A moon that puts a shine on its neighbours
07/02/07 07 Storing light here - and retrieving it there
07/02/06 06 Diamond light source ready for business
07/02/05 05 Molecules self-assemble into stripes
07/02/02 04 Tiny mass detectors come out of the cold
07/02/02 03 Mankind to blame for global warming says IPCC
07/02/02 02 Strongly interacting Fermi condensates are put on trial
07/02/01 01 Two-photon emission seen in semiconductor

January 2007

07/01/31 27 Ultrafast probe uses femtosecond electron pulses
07/01/31 26 Maxwell's demon tamed
07/01/30 25 Computer chips cut energy consumption
07/01/26 24 Lensless x-ray microscope focuses on biological samples
07/01/25 23 Graphene resonator is one atom thick
07/01/25 22 'Crowd turbulence' has deadly consequences
07/01/24 21 Another new twist on the Hanbury Brown-Twiss effect
07/01/24 20 Refrigerator cools one electron at a time
07/01/23 19 Caesium slows down optical image
07/01/21 18 Synchrotron accelerates neutral molecules
07/01/19 17 Nanopolymers make their debut
07/01/18 16 Tropical beetle has the brightest whites
07/01/18 15 Molecular carrier is on the straight and narrow
07/01/18 14 Neutrino detector is compact yet sensitive
07/01/18 13 COROT sees first light
07/01/17 12 Pendulum swings away from dark energy
07/01/16 11 Photonic Schrödinger cat breaks record
07/01/16 10 GEANT4 helps hadrons destroy tumours
07/01/16 09 Giant-magnetoresistance pioneers win Wolf prize
07/01/12 08 Sound breaks the light barrier
07/01/11 07 Climate-change breaks records in Prague, not Philadelphia
07/01/10 06 Light squeezes through nano coax
07/01/10 05 NMR finds holes in nuclear waste storage
07/01/09 04 May the best man win
07/01/08 03 Dark-matter map points to galaxy formation
07/01/05 02 Lakes of methane spotted on Titan
07/01/05 01 Physicists make religion crystal clear

Physics news, 2006                                        back to mamwad

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December 2006

06/12/23 15 The best of 2006
06/12/22 14 The quantum nose
06/12/21 13 Stars meet a darker death
06/12/20 12 Water pores reveal age of paper
06/12/19 11 Tiny dip could point to cosmic-ray origins
06/12/18 10 Cosmic structure explained without dark matter
06/12/14 09 Sea-level rise could be greater than IPCC predictions, warns physicist
06/12/13 08 Creating monoenergetic electron beams on a tabletop
06/12/11 07 Magnets take the spin out of blood separation
06/12/08 06 Physicists peer into ultrashort laser pulses
06/12/08 05 Ultrafast electron microscope makes movies
06/12/06 04 Water flows on Mars
06/12/06 03 Optical clocks strike again
06/12/01 02 Binary star pulsates with high-energy gamma rays
06/12/01 01 A sticky problem

November 2006

06/11/30 23 Fish cells swim circles around physics lab
06/11/29 22 Metamaterial bridges the terahertz gap
06/11/28 21 Thinning thermosphere gives satellites a boost
06/11/23 20 To knot or not to knot
06/11/23 19 Magnetic vortex flipping made easy
06/11/22 18 Silicon becomes a superconductor
06/11/22 17 Hydrogen storage goes metal-free
06/11/21 16 ITER fusion reactor gets final approval
06/11/17 15 Dark energy dates back nine billion years
06/11/16 14 X-ray laser focuses on tiny objects
06/11/15 13 Graphene makes its mark on spin
06/11/14 12 Climbing plants get wrapped up
06/11/14 11 Gadget recharging goes wireless
06/11/13 10 Plants halt shifting sands
06/11/10 09 Spin measured without destruction
06/11/10 08 Moon's surface is alive and gassing
06/11/08 07 Sound science behind glowing sugar
06/11/08 06 Stuff of life descended from hazy skies
06/11/07 05 Chiral liquid splits light by polarization
06/11/03 04 Antiprotons excel at cancer treatment
06/11/02 03 Supersolid's existence remains in dispute
06/11/02 02 A Casimir force for good in MEMS design
06/11/01 01 Hubble to get new lease of life

October 2006

06/10/31 18 Mobile-phone network reveals the ties that bind
06/10/29 17 New particles turn up in the US
06/10/27 16 On the case of the 'missing' helium
06/10/26 15 3D solar satellites blast off
06/10/24 14 Underwater sound breaks the surface
06/10/20 13 Microparticles feel the pinch
06/10/19 12 Invisibility cloak unveiled in the US
06/10/19 11 Researchers discover element 118
06/10/18 10 Bubbles never forget
06/10/18 09 Splashing out against tumours
06/10/13 08 Laser controls chemical reaction rates
06/10/12 07 'Smust' soaks up ethane on Titan
06/10/05 06 Now you see it, now you don't
06/10/04 05 Virus boosts nanoparticle memory
06/10/03 04 UK physics department faces closure
06/10/03 03 Physicist proves it's location, location, location
06/10/03 02 Quantum encryption sets long-distance record
06/10/03 01 Nobel Prize shared for cosmic microwave background studies

September 2006

06/09/28 19 Doughnuts cause stars to gain weight
06/09/28 18 BECs confound at higher temperatures
06/09/25 17 Japan launches satellite to study the Sun
06/09/22 16 Stresses determine the shape of life
06/09/22 15 Magnet falls freely in superconducting tube
06/09/21 14 Impossible supernova confounds astronomers
06/09/21 13 Newton, Einstein and a monstrous calf
06/09/19 12 Pulsars prove Einstein right (nearly)
06/09/15 11 Quantum back-action has a cooling effect
06/09/15 10 Slow death for a hot topic
06/09/14 09 Superlens microscope gets up close
06/09/13 08 Bubbles collapse without weight
06/09/11 07 Spin Hall effect detected at room temperature
06/09/08 06 Earth-like planets form in the wake of giants
06/09/08 05 Superconducting qubits get entangled
06/09/07 04 Grand deuterium challenge unveiled
06/09/06 03 Atom optics moves into space
06/09/05 02 NMR goes optical
06/09/01 01 Photonic crystals go magnetic

August 2006

06/08/31 21 Nanotube resonators break gigahertz barrier
06/08/30 20 Hidden hydrogen could force galaxy rethink
06/08/30 19 Neutrino Nobel laureate dies
06/08/25 18 Pluto relegated to dwarf status
06/08/25 17 Gravity lens reveals dark matter
06/08/24 16 Satellite protection plan could backfire
06/08/24 15 Top hydrogen-storing polymer revealed
06/08/22 14 See-through silver
06/08/17 13 World's most creative physicist revealed
06/08/16 12 Plasmas move into dentistry
06/08/15 11 COBE team wins cosmology prize
06/08/15 10 Galaxy survey fails to add up
06/08/11 09 Atomic clocks feel the heat
06/08/10 08 Astrophysicist and space pioneer dies
06/08/09 07 Where did all the lithium go?
06/08/08 06 Dirac medal for atomic physicist
06/08/07 05 It's raining again
06/08/03 04 Superconductor reveals its true colours
06/08/03 03 Moon's bulge linked to early orbit
06/08/02 02 World's 'bluest' sky revealed
06/08/01 01 Refining the fine-structure constant

July 2006

06/07/31 14 A cool solution to waste disposal
06/07/28 13 Rydberg atom mirror makes its debut
06/07/27 12 A sensitive approach to frescoes
06/07/26 11 Superconducting wire breaks record
06/07/25 10 Laser could create dark-matter particles
06/07/21 09 Organic transistors act as sensors
06/07/20 08 New look for graphene
06/07/19 07 Physicists solve pebble mystery
06/07/14 06 Towards frictionless nanomachines
06/07/12 05 Singing to the tune of sand
06/07/11 04 Shedding light on biomaterials
06/07/07 03 Are you reading the news?
06/07/07 02 Extinction gets synchronized
06/07/05 01 Giant 'starshade' could reveal new exoplanets

June 2006

06/06/30 16 From the present to the past
06/06/29 15 Holey germanium
06/06/28 14 Sizing up nanotubes
06/06/27 13 LEDs target tumours
06/06/23 12 LHC due for 2007 start
06/06/23 11 New names for Pluto's moons
06/06/22 10 Chandra solves black hole mystery
06/06/20 09 Single-electron counter breaks new record
06/06/15 08 Repulsion binds atoms
06/06/14 07 Dry ice forms ultrahard glass
06/06/13 06 New look for nanocomposites
06/06/09 05 Theorists devise world's smallest fridge
06/06/07 04 Shaking causes aftershocks
06/06/05 03 Milky Way arms pinned down
06/06/02 02 Neutrino pioneer dies
06/06/01 01 A fresh look at glass

May 2006

06/05/31 17 Property market set to slump
06/05/26 16 How to make an object invisible
06/05/25 15 Heavy ions feel the squeeze
06/05/24 14 Amateur astronomers prove their mettle
06/05/23 13 Silver clusters go magnetic
06/05/19 12 Change of focus for liquid crystals
06/05/18 11 Magnetic fields go to the maximum
06/05/17 10 LEDs move into the ultraviolet
06/05/17 09 Quantum gases in 3D
06/05/12 08 New look for Newton's bucket
06/05/11 07 Ships shed light on geomagnetic field
06/05/10 06 How Triton met Neptune
06/05/09 05 Titan in pictures
06/05/05 04 Hottest topic in physics revealed
06/05/05 03 Cyclic universe could explain cosmological constant
06/05/04 02 Ice freezes at room temperature
06/05/03 01 Plastics go metallic

April 2006

06/04/28 15 New light on giant tilts
06/04/27 14 Insects inspire artificial eyes
06/04/27 13 Nuclear waste should be buried
06/04/26 12 US told to invest in particle physics
06/04/25 11 No WIMPS - only superWIMPS
06/04/21 10 Google unearths physics gems
06/04/20 09 Metals protect Milky Way from gamma-ray bursts
06/04/19 08 General relativity reveals its secrets
06/04/13 07 Putting equilibrium on hold
06/04/12 06 Fermilab probes matter-antimatter transitions
06/04/11 05 Physics goes to the movies
06/04/07 04 Water drops bounce into action
06/04/07 03 Spray-on silicon makes its debut
06/04/05 02 A new look for bifocals
06/04/04 01 Solitons show up in uranium

March 2006

06/03/31 22 Galaxy simulation breaks new ground
06/03/30 21 Nanoscale boost for superwires
06/03/29 20 Naoparticles join a new league
06/03/27 19 Optical rotation sheds light on vacuum
06/03/24 18 New look for comets
06/03/23 17 Surface plasmons squeeze light
06/03/22 16 Incoherent boost for light surgery
06/03/21 15 Geomagnetic flip may not be random after all
06/03/17 14 New direction for cosmic radiation
06/03/16 13 Hurricane intensity linked to warmer oceans
06/03/15 12 Bosons form quantum threesome
06/03/15 11 Barrow lifts religion prize
06/03/14 10 Inner-ear mystery solved
06/03/13 09 Mars mission passes key test
06/03/10 08 Tiny motor turns giant rods
06/03/09 07 How to calculate hardness
06/03/08 06 The oldest explosion in the universe
06/03/07 05 Antiproton co-discoverer dies
06/03/06 04 Towards entangled-photon LEDs
06/03/03 03 Keeping cool with oxide films
06/03/02 02 Milky Way X-ray mystery solved
06/03/02 01 Retreiving data from a black hole

February 2006

06/02/28 16 Artificial atoms amplify light
06/02/24 15 Physicists learn how to 'teleclone'
06/02/23 14 Entanglement heats up
06/02/22 13 Three's company
06/02/22 12 Lab boss makes surprise exit
06/02/21 11 Astronomers find a mixed-up solar system
06/02/17 10 Physicists look at birdsong
06/02/15 09 New type of star discovered
06/02/14 08 Nanotubes break superconducting record
06/02/10 07 The importance of staying clean
06/02/09 06 Great balls of lightning
06/02/08 05 Calculating with Bose condensates
06/02/07 04 Theorists claim dark energy does not exist
06/02/03 03 Fluid lenses feel the pressure
06/02/02 02 Quantum gravity for real
06/02/01 01 And then there were ten?

January 2006

06/01/31 14 Light and atoms get entangled
06/01/26 13 Ceramics come out of the cold
06/01/25 12 Volcanoes reveal a new side
06/01/24 11 How physics can improve your football
06/01/20 10 Cruise control avoids jams
06/01/19 09 Matter bound by light
06/01/18 08 Comet samples return to Earth
06/01/17 07 Crystals light up
06/01/13 06 Pulsar breaks speed record
06/01/11 05 Live cells jetted with electric fields
06/01/10 04 New look for nanodetection
06/01/09 03 A medium-sized black hole?
06/01/05 02 Cosmic magnetism revealed
06/01/04 01 Closing in on Charon

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December 2005

05/12/22 13 Review of the year
05/12/20 12 Ferromagnets and superconductors make negative-index materials
05/12/15 11 Hubble reveals dark-matter details
05/12/14 10 Fluids mix in reverse
05/12/13 09 Ions trapped on a chip
05/12/09 08 DNA pyramids make their debut
05/12/08 07 Perseus arm is closer than thought
05/12/07 06 Ministers support Europe in space
05/12/07 05 Photons create primitive quantum network
05/12/06 04 Exploding dark-matter balls predicted
05/12/02 03 Exotic materials and pulsars win European prize
05/12/02 02 Optical devices get fishy
05/12/01 01 Entanglement reaches new levels

November 2005

05/11/30 18 Saturn's moon reveals its secrets
05/11/30 17 Einstein to star in global webcast
05/11/25 16 Nanotube foams are strong and flexible
05/11/24 15 Tiny swimmer makes a splash
05/11/23 14 Pseudogap puzzle for superconductors
05/11/22 13 Breakthrough for quantum measurement
05/11/18 12 Nanotubes beam out bright light
05/11/17 11 Chaos protects networks in Athens
05/11/16 10 How do stars form?
05/11/15 09 New look for optical microscopy
05/11/11 08 Sound waves target new applications
05/11/10 07 Search engines are not unfair
05/11/09 06 Electrons lose their mass in carbon sheets
05/11/08 05 Doing physics with bacteria
05/11/04 04 Einstein paper turns up on arXiv
05/11/03 03 Silicon chip puts the brakes on light
05/11/02 02 Tracking down the first stars
05/11/01 01 Could sound move at the speed of light?

October 2005

05/10/31 18 Richard Smalley: 1943-2005
05/10/27 17 Beating the sub-wavelength limit
05/10/27 16 Tragedy at CERN
05/10/26 15 What do Einstein, Darwin and emails have in common?
05/10/25 14 Foam result surprises scientists
05/10/24 13 Nanocrystals enhance photovoltaics
05/10/24 12 Particles come to life
05/10/20 11 STM reveals molecular first
05/10/19 10 Making the most of doping
05/10/18 09 Nanotube switch makes its debut
05/10/14 08 Heavy ions damage DNA
05/10/13 07 Water in a whirl
05/10/12 06 Physics goes abstract
05/10/11 05 New look for Hall effect
05/10/07 04 Working with water waves
05/10/05 03 It takes two
05/10/05 02 Did warm waters fuel Hurricane Katrina?
05/10/04 01 Nobel prize recognizes optics researchers

September 2005

05/09/30 18 Monitoring the Moon
05/09/29 17 Metallic superfluid seen in computer
05/09/28 16 New pill gets a grip
05/09/27 15 New look for laser accelerators
05/09/23 14 Can proteins perform logic?
05/09/22 13 A giant leap for nanodroplets
05/09/21 12 Thyristors go organic
05/09/20 11 Cold plasmas move on
05/09/16 10 A cold twist on the Hanbury Brown Twiss effect
05/09/16 09 What music do you like?
05/09/15 08 Nanomagnets come together
05/09/14 07 Sir Hermann Bondi: 1919 - 2005
05/09/08 06 Power walking
05/09/07 05 Colloids go exotic
05/09/06 04 Comet reveals its secrets
05/09/02 03 Joseph Rotblat dies
05/09/02 02 Europe plans laser-fusion facility
05/09/01 01 The physics of pasta

August 2005

05/08/31 19 Big stars like to feed from dust
05/08/30 18 Foreign atoms trigger superconductivity in carbon
05/08/26 17 Diamonds are not forever
05/08/25 16 Critical breakthrough
05/08/25 15 How the Earth spins
05/08/24 14 Making ice at room temperature
05/08/23 13 Fibres control the speed of light
05/08/18 12 John Bahcall dies
05/08/18 11 Nanotubes make perfect diodes
05/08/17 10 Photonic crystals move into new areas
05/08/16 09 Number theory
05/08/11 08 The ups and downs of doping
05/08/10 07 Cluster makes turbulent breakthrough
05/08/09 06 Going for gold
05/08/08 05 Dirac Medal goes to condensed matter physicists
05/08/05 04 Hydrogen result causes controversy
05/08/04 03 Just add salt
05/08/02 02 Purity pays off for nanotubes
05/08/01 01 Solar system gets bigger

July 2005

05/07/28 17 Quantum boost for optical clocks
05/07/27 16 Geoneutrinos make their debut
05/07/27 15 Surfaces have built-in 'fingerprints'
05/07/26 14 Electric fields move water droplets
05/07/22 13 Atomic crystals go 2D
05/07/21 12 Timing electrons
05/07/20 11 New light on the weak force
05/07/19 10 New look for hydrogen storage
05/07/19 09 Commemorating 60 years of the bomb
05/07/15 08 Is bubble fusion back?
05/07/14 07 Prizes reward high-energy physics
05/07/13 06 New exoplanet defies theory
05/07/13 05 Understanding the Boxing Day earthquake
05/07/11 04 Fingernails store personal information
05/07/07 03 Bottoms down for quarks
05/07/05 02 Swimming around in circles
05/07/04 01 Crash exposes comet's inner secrets

June 2005

05/06/30 20 How do solids melt?
05/06/29 19 Magnetic surprise for liquids
05/06/28 18 Europe beats Japan to ITER prize
05/06/27 17 Plasma accelerators move on
05/06/23 16 New limits for exotic molecules
05/06/22 15 Vortices seen in Fermi gas
05/06/22 14 Jack Kilby: 1923-2005
05/06/20 13 Strange turn for protons
05/06/17 12 Superconducting nanowires pulse to a new beat
05/06/17 11 Entanglement made simple
05/06/16 10 Background neutrinos join the limelight
05/06/15 09 'Magic' numbers remain magic
05/06/13 08 'Smoking' grass leads to nanotubes
05/06/10 07 X-rays reveal more about exotic atoms
05/06/09 06 Molecular surprise in one dimension
05/06/08 05 Propane powers fuel cells
05/06/07 04 US bubble set to burst
05/06/03 03 Oxygen loses its magnetism under pressure
05/06/02 02 New light on early stars
05/06/01 01 How animals find things

May 2005

05/05/26 18 Spontaneous improvements on the horizon
05/05/25 17 Solving three mysteries at once
05/05/24 16 Amino acids meet electronics
05/05/23 15 Lattice trap improves optical clocks
05/05/23 14 Tackling hospital epidemics
05/05/20 13 New isotope doubles up
05/05/19 12 Dots for data storage
05/05/18 11 Particle physicists discover new meson
05/05/17 10 Physicists tackle polluted rivers
05/05/13 09 Art turns to thermodynamics
05/05/12 08 Taking a close look at Titan
05/05/11 07 A recipe for making strings in the lab
05/05/11 06 Microscopes reach new depths
05/05/10 05 Quantum cryptography tackles video
05/05/06 04 How to make a blockbuster
05/05/05 03 Lens makers go flat out
05/05/04 02 Looking inside glass
05/05/02 01 Mechanical microscope nudges the nanoscale

April 2005

05/04/28 16 Tiny fridge aims big
05/04/27 15 Fusion seen in table-top experiment
05/04/26 14 Bomb builder turned critic passes away
05/04/26 13 Supercomputing 'Grid' passes latest test
05/04/21 12 Superlens breakthrough
05/04/20 11 Negative refraction goes optical
05/04/19 10 Quark-gluon plasma goes liquid
05/04/18 09 Unnatural look for nickel
05/04/15 08 And then there were two
05/04/14 07 New transistor breaks speed record
05/04/12 06 Nickel nuclei yield magic finding
05/04/08 05 Photonic crystals come under the microscope
05/04/07 04 White dwarf feels the heat - again
05/04/06 03 Turning the lotus effect on its head
05/04/04 02 Breaking the ice
05/04/01 01 Phononic crystals go hypersonic

March 2005

05/03/31 18 New look for molecular transistors
05/03/30 17 Unconventional wisdom
05/03/24 16 Cosmic rays enter the 'dark' age
05/03/23 15 First light from exoplanets
05/03/22 14 New look for nanomotors
05/03/22 13 Einstein on CD
05/03/18 12 Microscope zooms in on crystallisation
05/03/16 11 Counting electrons one by one
05/03/15 10 Photonic crystal slows down light
05/03/10 09 Chromium condensate makes its mark
05/03/09 08 Can stars become only so big?
05/03/09 07 Laser pioneer scoops religion prize
05/03/08 06 New look for the kilogram
05/03/08 05 Atom bomb designer dies
05/03/07 04 Total reflection doubles up
05/03/03 03 Bubbles feel the heat
05/03/02 02 Galaxies break new records
05/03/02 01 New look for classic experiment

February 2005

05/02/26 16 Bacteria turn to chemistry
05/02/25 15 Cassini reveals Saturn's secrets
05/02/24 14 Have we seen the first 'dark galaxy'?
05/02/23 13 New look for chemical bonds
05/02/21 12 The biggest bang
05/02/18 11 Novel molecule makes its debut
05/02/17 10 Mars Express gets busy
05/02/16 09 Neutrinos for geophysics
05/02/14 08 Longer lives for organic LEDs
05/02/11 07 Astronomers find smallest exoplanet
05/02/10 06 Global terrorism follows a power law
05/02/08 05 Nanobelts tackle nerve gases
05/02/07 04 Optics enters the single-cycle regime
05/02/03 03 'End states' come into view
05/02/02 02 Astronomers find missing baryons
05/02/01 01 Making a splash

January 2005

05/01/27 16 Cosmologists win Crafoord award
05/01/26 15 Winters warm up
05/01/25 14 Antiprotons galore
05/01/24 13 Making porous semiconductors
05/01/21 12 Mechanical ear makes its debut
05/01/19 11 Looking at electrons without touching
05/01/18 10 Wolf prize goes to atomic physicist
05/01/17 09 Devices controlled by thought move closer
05/01/13 08 All change for stellar evolution
05/01/12 07 Galaxy surveys put cosmology on sound footing
05/01/11 06 Why stalactites are all similar?
05/01/11 05 X-ray satellite chalks up black hole first
05/01/10 04 Making microscopes go faster
05/01/06 03 Nanotubes respond to gas attacks
05/01/06 02 Nanowires form atomic switch
05/01/05 01 All-silicon laser makes its debut

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December 2004

04/12/23 13 Highlights of the year
04/12/22 12 Microlever feels the chill
04/12/20 11 Supercool helium ions make their debut
04/12/16 10 Science selects 'Water on Mars' as breakthrough of the year
04/12/15 09 Molecular orbitals come into view
04/12/14 08 Red blood cells are go!
04/12/10 07 A microscopic 'fountain pen'
04/12/09 06 Ups and downs for superconducting films
04/12/08 05 Physicist solves desert mystery
04/12/06 04 Magnetic effects seen in water
04/12/03 03 New look for nanofabrication
04/12/02 02 Quantum cryptography wins Descartes prize
04/12/01 01 Quantum errors can be corrected

November 2004

04/11/30 15 Physicists tackle linguistics
04/11/25 14 Astrophysicist thinks big
04/11/24 13 Axion experiment makes its debut
04/11/22 12 Fermilab names new director
04/11/22 11 Swift takes off
04/11/18 10 Good news for causality
04/11/17 09 Neutrino oscillations are here to stay
04/11/16 08 Equivalence principle passes atomic test
04/11/12 07 Hall effect takes a spin
04/11/11 06 Superconductors take an odd turn
04/11/10 05 A train that runs on feathers
04/11/09 04 IBM tops supercomputing table
04/11/04 03 A new type of solar cell
04/11/03 02 Saturn gets a shock
04/11/01 01 To see more neutrinos, just add salt

October 2004

04/10/29 18 Optical trap dates Egyptian water
04/10/28 17 Liquids double up
04/10/27 16 Sunspots hit new highs
04/10/26 15 Mechanical memories take off
04/10/22 14 Silicon nanocrystals made easy
04/10/21 13 Carbon goes ballistic
04/10/20 12 Relativity passes latest test
04/10/19 11 Magnetic sensors tackle viruses
04/10/15 10 Superstructures add to superconducting mystery
04/10/14 09 Earthquake shakes up gravity
04/10/13 08 Composite fibres light up
04/10/11 07 Fingerprint model makes an impression
04/10/08 06 Nanodevices target viruses
04/10/07 05 DNA imager dies
04/10/06 04 Nanotubes shape up for spintronics
04/10/05 03 Strong-force theorists scoop Nobel prize
04/10/01 02 Pionium atoms arrive en masse
04/10/01 01 Angular pits boost DVD storage

September 2004

04/09/29 17 Table-top accelerators make progress
04/09/28 16 The small world of Brazilian soccer
04/09/24 15 Law-breaking liquid defies the rules
04/09/23 14 Mars attacked by solar wind
04/09/22 13 Explosive breakthrough
04/09/21 12 Radioactivity speeds up
04/09/16 11 Microscope focuses on sub-Angstrom scales
04/09/15 10 Nanotubes feel the force
04/09/14 09 Petroleum under pressure
04/09/13 08 Have we seen an exoplanet?
04/09/10 07 Tiny writing heats up
04/09/09 06 Taking a close look at turbulence
04/09/08 05 Nanoparticles target tumours
04/09/07 04 Magic clusters double up
04/09/06 03 Floating femtodroplets
04/09/03 02 NIST unveils smallest atomic clock
04/09/02 01 Evidence for supersolid is firmed up

August 2004

04/08/31 18 A small step for extrasolar planets
04/08/27 17 Looking inside a laser pulse
04/08/25 16 Taking a chance on physics
04/08/25 15 New look for NMR
04/08/20 14 German lab wins linear collider contest
04/08/19 13 Cryptography system goes underground
04/08/18 12 New moons galore for the solar system
04/08/17 11 Colder, slower, better
04/08/12 10 Closing in on planet formation
04/08/11 09 Glass breakthrough
04/08/10 08 Physicists stop forgers in their tracks
04/08/10 07 Particle theorists win Dirac Medal
04/08/09 06 Examining Newton's darker side
04/08/06 05 New tools for blocked arteries
04/08/05 04 Rover reveals magnetic Mars
04/08/04 03 Faint gamma-ray bursts on the horizon
04/08/03 02 Women needed for bed-rest study
04/08/03 01 Dramatic differences found in matter and antimatter

July 2004

04/07/30 19 Lunar rock sheds new light on the Moon
04/07/30 18 DNA pioneer dies
04/07/29 17 UK study calls for extra safety measures for nanotechnology
04/07/29 16 Table-top synchrotron defies convention
04/07/28 15 Liquid separation goes electric
04/07/26 14 Graphite magnets get ready for applications
04/07/23 13 STM turns atoms into ions
04/07/22 12 Fermi gas goes superfluid
04/07/22 11 Hawking loses black hole bet
04/07/20 10 Cancer detection made faster
04/07/16 09 Negative refraction goes acoustic
04/07/14 08 Single spins come into view
04/07/13 07 £1bn boost for UK science
04/07/12 06 Did cosmic rays cause ice ages?
04/07/09 05 Quantum well energizes nanocrystals
04/07/08 04 Microscopy moves to 4D
04/07/07 03 Old galaxies shed new light on young universe
04/07/05 02 US team breaks power density record
04/07/01 01 New shift seen in cyclotrons

June 2004

04/06/30 18 Entanglement breaks new record
04/06/29 17 Could dark energy be studied in the lab?
04/06/25 16 Russian physicist scoops low temperature award
04/06/24 15 New look for molecular photodiodes
04/06/24 14 New light on dark energy
04/06/23 13 Thomas Gold: 1920-2004
04/06/22 12 Extraterrestrial impact created in the lab
04/06/18 11 New particle baffles physicists
04/06/16 10 Teleportation breaks new ground
04/06/16 09 Astrophysics project wins outreach award
04/06/15 08 Bill Bryson bags book prize
04/06/11 07 Self-assembly made easy
04/06/10 06 Microscopy moves to the picoscale
04/06/09 05 Over the top
04/06/08 04 Elephants turn to seismic communication
04/06/04 03 Nanobulbs make their debut
04/06/03 02 New clues in search for theory of superconductivity
04/06/02 01 Hidden black holes come into view

May 2004

04/05/28 14 Physicists tackle EU constitution
04/05/27 13 Solar explosions seen in 3D
04/05/26 12 Single-electron transistor goes mechanical
04/05/24 11 Stars may be older than we think
04/05/21 10 Nanotubes switch back and forth
04/05/19 09 When bosons behave like fermions
04/05/18 08 The turbulent life of dolphins
04/05/13 07 SLAC sees parity violation in electrons
04/05/12 06 Entanglement beats the diffraction limit
04/05/11 05 Brain scans made easy
04/05/07 04 Accelerating universe will limit technology
04/05/06 03 Viruses go from strength to strength
04/05/05 02 Dark matter remains at large
04/05/04 01 Physics meets archaeometry in ancient Greece

April 2004

04/04/30 15 Nanotube transistors speed up
04/04/29 14 Carbon-50 makes its debut
04/04/28 13 Making new minerals on the Moon
04/04/27 12 Physics and fame
04/04/23 11 Physics goes to Hollywood
04/04/21 10 Magnetic recording has a speed limit
04/04/20 09 Spiders get a grip
04/04/20 08 Gravity Probe B takes off
04/04/15 07 Fermi gases approach superfluid regime
04/04/14 06 Terahertz radiation targets skin cancer
04/04/13 05 Reversal of fortune for Turin Shroud
04/04/08 04 Geophysicists turn up the pressure
04/04/08 03 When did stars form?
04/04/06 02 Gravitational-wave detector goes underground
04/04/02 01 Physicists move closer to the quantum limit

March 2004

04/03/31 17 Superconducting diamond turns up in Russia
04/03/30 16 Claustrophobics breathe sigh of relief at new MRI scanner
04/03/25 15 Ultrasound imaging goes supersonic
04/03/23 14 Rare kaon decay hints at new physics
04/03/23 13 Nano-foam makes magnetic debut
04/03/22 12 Prizes reward cosmologists
04/03/19 11 Femtosecond lasers aid frequency standards
04/03/18 10 Mars Express finds water  official
04/03/17 09 Charmed pentaquark appears at DESY
04/03/15 08 DNA detection made easy
04/03/12 07 Single molecules pass doping test
04/03/11 06 Looking inside planets
04/03/10 05 French researchers put pressure on the government
04/03/08 04 Carbon nanotubes go magnetic
04/03/04 03 Bubble fusion makes controversial return
04/03/03 02 Making atoms cooler
04/03/01 01 Galaxy breaks distance record

February 2004

04/02/27 14 Zinc-oxide nanorings circle new applications
04/02/26 13 Revealing the secrets of planetary formation
04/02/25 12 Spintronics goes organic
04/02/24 11 Mass detection enters attogram regime
04/02/19 10 Closing in on a theory of superconductivity
04/02/18 09 Looking at decoherence
04/02/16 08 Packing them in
04/02/13 07 Silicon achieves optical success
04/02/12 06 Fuel cells turn to alcohol
04/02/11 05 Radical molecule breaks the rules
04/02/06 04 Physicists attack cosmological model
04/02/05 03 Are you just four steps away from a genius?
04/02/04 02 Crystal breaks surface area record
04/02/03 01 Elements 115 and 113 discovered in Dubna

January 2004

04/01/30 15 Electromagnets double up
04/01/28 14 Fermionic condensate makes its debut
04/01/28 13 X-rays light up gamma-ray burst
04/01/27 12 Medical physicists think small
04/01/26 11 'ViriChip' shows up viruses
04/01/23 10 Climate model predicts even hotter summers
04/01/22 09 Condensate research heats up
04/01/20 08 Wolf prize goes to particle theorists
04/01/16 07 Argon accuracy reaches new limit
04/01/14 06 Supersolid is seen in the lab
04/01/13 05 Lasers overcome the Lorentz force
04/01/09 04 First double pulsar comes into view
04/01/08 03 Muons continue to defy Standard Model
04/01/07 02 Supernova survivor lives to tell the tale
04/01/06 01 The life and death of antibubbles

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December 2003

03/12/19 11 Highlights of the year
03/12/19 10 A BRIL-I-NT new game for C-R-STMAS
03/12/17 09 Magnetism on the move
03/12/17 08 New doubts on dark energy
03/12/16 07 Another superconductor shows up
03/12/12 06 Radio waves tackle dehydration
03/12/10 05 Switching light on and off
03/12/09 04 Indium nitride springs a surprise
03/12/05 03 Radar reveals asteroid force
03/12/02 02 Solar activity reaches new high
03/12/01 01 Scientists bring light to sharpest focus

November 2003

03/11/28 16 New look for the Doppler effect
03/11/26 15 Plasma physicists move into medicine
03/11/26 14 EU backs France as ITER site
03/11/24 13 DNA self-assembles nanotube transistor
03/11/21 12 Optical vortices show their true colours
03/11/21 11 Displays scoop Descartes prize
03/11/19 10 New look for micro fuel cells
03/11/19 09 Condensates enter new era
03/11/17 08 Nanowires drop out of fluid research
03/11/14 07 New particle turns up in Japan
03/11/13 06 Nanotubes join the army
03/11/12 05 Data storage made easy
03/11/11 04 Ups and downs for big projects
03/11/06 03 Mesons violate Bell's inequality
03/11/05 02 Mixed messages from the edge of the solar system
03/11/03 01 NMR breakthrough for bone fracture

October 2003

03/10/30 16 Photonic crystals boost semiconductor lasers
03/10/29 15 A new spin on black holes
03/10/27 14 Gold plating on the cheap
03/10/23 13 Cosmic-ray detector breaks size record
03/10/22 12 Super-cool detector spots single photons
03/10/21 11 Extracting electricity from water
03/10/17 10 Negative-index materials made easy
03/10/16 09 Frogs turn to physics
03/10/15 08 New conductor stands the heat
03/10/13 07 Nanothermometers feel the heat
03/10/09 06 Darmstadt gets credit for new elements
03/10/08 05 Is the universe a dodecahedron?
03/10/07 04 Nobel prize goes to low-temperature theorists
03/10/06 03 Physicist shares Nobel prize for medicine
03/10/02 02 Have physicists seen magnetic monopoles?
03/10/01 01 Magnetic logic devices move closer

September 2003

03/09/29 16 Hidden graphite atoms revealed
03/09/25 15 Electronic paper reaches video speeds
03/09/24 14 General relativity passes Cassini test
03/09/23 13 New look for ball lightning
03/09/19 12 Hollow fibre carries megawatt pulses
03/09/18 11 Nanowires line up for plastic electronics
03/09/17 10 First light for one-atom laser
03/09/16 09 Silicon joins race to redefine the kilogram
03/09/12 08 Bose-Einstein condensates break temperature record
03/09/10 07 Carbon dating confirms origins of biblical tunnel
03/09/10 06 Edward Teller dies
03/09/09 05 Gold lights up biological cells
03/09/05 04 Biomolecule behaves like a wave
03/09/04 03 A new place to store toxic waste?
03/09/03 02 Entanglement goes macroscopic
03/09/01 01 Dark matter deficiency puts theory in the shade

August 2003

03/08/28 15 Quantum effect improves tomography
03/08/27 14 Turbulent breakthrough in superfluid helium
03/08/22 13 Cold molecules come of age
03/08/21 12 Carbonates found on Mars
03/08/20 11 Nanotubes boost ceramic performance
03/08/18 10 Squeezed light breaks quantum barrier
03/08/14 09 Microscope sketches quantum circuits
03/08/13 08 Lasers tackle radioactive waste
03/08/11 07 Amino acid detected in space
03/08/11 06 Dirac Medal recognizes work on turbulence
03/08/08 05 Quantum logic gate lights up
03/08/07 04 Where do supernovae come from?
03/08/06 03 Archaeology turns to superconductivity
03/08/04 02 Organic devices get back on track
03/08/01 01 Molecules build a bridge to spintronics

July 2003

03/07/31 22 Ytterbium joins the condensates
03/07/30 21 Llewellyn Smith to lead UK fusion programme
03/07/29 20 Superconductors could help Europe meet Kyoto target
03/07/25 19 Nanoactuator gets in a spin
03/07/24 18 Why is the tropopause getting higher?
03/07/23 17 Stars make an early entrance
03/07/23 16 VIRGO takes off
03/07/22 15 Particles win prizes 
03/07/18 14 Nanoparticles reinforce steel
03/07/17 13 Zealots put the spin into voting
03/07/16 12 Nanoscale sensor approaches the quantum regime
03/07/14 11 Rashid Sunyaev wins cosmology prize
03/07/11 10 A new way to flip bits
03/07/10 09 Fast and slow light made easy
03/07/10 08 Nanotubes make miniature gas sensors
03/07/09 07 Pressure builds on Pluto
03/07/09 06 Super-fast microscope comes into focus
03/07/04 05 Nuclear physicists confirm element 110 discovery
03/07/03 04 Where did the Moon come from?
03/07/02 03 Fermi gas atoms form supercool molecules
03/07/01 02 New look for nanowire devices
03/07/01 01 Physicists discover particle with five quarks

June 2003

03/06/30 20 Entanglement bridges the Danube
03/06/27 19 Nanotubes go their separate ways
03/06/26 18 Nanocrystals double up
03/06/25 17 Giant jets caught on camera
03/06/24 16 Room-temperature single-electron devices made easier
03/06/20 15 Super-cool thermometer relies on noise
03/06/18 14 RHIC unveils new results
03/06/18 13 Micromachines made easy
03/06/17 12 Celebrating Einstein with dance 
03/06/17 11 Spinning star goes flat out
03/06/13 10 Fuel cells: environmental friend or foe?
03/06/12 09 New look for space shuttle tiles
03/06/11 08 Closing in on neutron stars
03/06/11 07 Renaissance pottery comes under the microscope
03/06/09 06 Cryptography breaks 100 km barrier
03/06/06 05 Water reaches new depths
03/06/05 04 'Gecko tape' sticks with polymer fibres
03/06/04 03 Hydrogen goes universal
03/06/03 02 Insects stay cool with thermoelectricity
03/06/02 01 Mars Express takes off

May 2003

03/05/31 18 Scientists spy on growing nanoparticles
03/05/30 17 Viscount Ilya Prigogine 1917-2003
03/05/30 16 Starquakes shed light on stellar evolution
03/05/28 15 Positronium puzzle is solved
03/05/23 14 Supermassive black hole binary might lurk in nearby galaxy
03/05/22 13 Transistors go transparent
03/05/22 12 Thermopower in a spin
03/05/20 11 Superconductivity and magnetism in harmony
03/05/16 10 Cobalt breaks magnetism record
03/05/15 09 Entanglement reaches new lengths
03/05/14 08 Route one to the centre of the Earth
03/05/13 07 Could neutrinos destroy nuclear weapons?
03/05/09 06 First light for pure silicon
03/05/08 05 Tinnitus treatment tones up
03/05/07 04 Potassium-40 heats up Earth's core
03/05/02 03 Carbon nanotubes light up
03/05/01 02 Heavy elements lend weight to early stars
03/05/01 01 Magnesium diboride at the double

April 2003

03/04/30 20 BaBar detects new particle
03/04/30 19 Cold plasmas destroy bacteria
03/04/25 18 Titan may have an icy surface
03/04/24 17 Physicists investigate brain power
03/04/23 16 Bismuth breaks half-life record for alpha decay
03/04/22 15 Computer models make 'super-alloys'
03/04/18 14 Caesium violates parity in a new way
03/04/17 13 Giant CCD imager snaps first shot
03/04/16 12 Light flashes investigated on Mir
03/04/15 11 Solar cells become thinner and cheaper
03/04/11 10 Novel crystals form under pressure
03/04/09 09 Gold floats in magnetized oxygen 
03/04/08 08 Breaking charge symmetry with nuclei
03/04/08 07 Z-fusion makes progress
03/04/08 06 New neutrons for European scientists
03/04/04 05 Can diamond now be a superconductor?
03/04/03 04 Energy R&D needs more investment
03/04/03 03 Solar surgery makes progress
03/04/02 02 Double funding boost for Daresbury
03/04/02 01 B mesons decay in a new way

March 2003

03/03/28 18 Ruby slows light at room temperature
03/03/26 17 Black holes give as well as take
03/03/27 16 Energetic star becomes a cool supergiant
03/03/26 15 Trapped ions make logic gates
03/03/25 14 Nuclear era ends at Risø
03/03/21 13 Gamma-ray after-glow reveals new secrets
03/03/20 12 Good news for negative-index materials
03/03/19 11 Muons join the fight against nuclear smugglers
03/03/18 10 European research performance comes under scrutiny
03/03/17 09 Terahertz breakthrough at BESSY
03/03/14 08 Silver nanoclusters make logic gates
03/03/12 07 How the Earth's core was formed
03/03/12 06 New structure seen in the Crab pulsar
03/03/11 05 Making physics work for the economy
03/03/07 04 Optical microscopy sets new records
03/03/07 03 Hydrogen-7 makes its debut
03/03/06 02 Mars might have a soft centre
03/03/05 01 Water helps cobalt oxide to become a superconductor

February 2003

03/02/28 15 Glass behaves like a metal
03/02/27 14 No sign yet of extra dimensions
03/02/26 13 Photonic circuits move a step closer
03/02/25 12 Lorentz symmetry stays intact
03/02/21 11 Single molecule switches for less
03/02/20 10 Hubble photographs the Boomerang Nebula
03/02/20 09 Nanowires approach the quantum realm
03/02/19 08 Qubits are on solid ground
03/02/18 07 Superconductor transistor breaks records
03/02/13 06 Teleportation moves on
03/02/12 05 Astronomers detect 'missing' baryons
03/02/11 04 Ancient radiation sheds new light on the universe
03/02/08 03 Dyes boost solar cells
03/02/06 02 Novel photomasks make 3-D microstructures
03/02/03 01 DNA acts like a 'piston'

January 2003

03/01/31 18 How do stones skip?
03/01/31 17 US rejoins ITER negotiations
03/01/30 16 New director of Brookhaven unveiled
03/01/30 15 New planet challenges theorists
03/01/29 14 Nobel laureates oppose war against Iraq
03/01/24 13 Molecular dots rise for information storage
03/01/23 12 First quasars shed light on the early universe
03/01/22 11 Adaptive optics may help opticians
03/01/20 10 Fires destroy world-renowned observatory
03/01/17 09 New look for Cerenkov radiation
03/01/16 08 Bad news for code breakers
03/01/16 07 Nanowire lasers go electric
03/01/15 06 Comet chaser is grounded
03/01/14 05 Life, death and physics
03/01/10 04 Nanotechnology is good for the heart
03/01/09 03 Rayleigh jets come into view
03/01/08 02 Gravity and light move at the same speed
03/01/07 01 Los Alamos director resigns

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December 2002

02/12/20 14 Highlights of the Year
02/12/18 13 Brightness boost for organic LEDs
02/12/18 12 Sand-dune science creeps ahead
02/12/18 11 Noise threatens Moore's Law
02/12/13 10 Plasma physicist to head CERN
02/12/12 09 Ultra-cold Fermi gases enter new regime
02/12/11 08 More evidence for neutrino oscillation
02/12/10 07 Physics gets shot in the arm
02/12/10 06 Proxima Centauri comes into focus
02/12/06 05 Caesium condensate makes its debut
02/12/06 04 Astrophysicists bag Euro prize
02/12/06 03 A sound way to make polymers
02/12/04 02 Anti-bubbles hint at fragile economic prospects
02/12/04 01 Derek Robinson 1941 - 2002

November 2002

02/11/29 18 Antiprotons probe hyperfine splitting
02/11/29 17 Physics teaching comes down to earth
02/11/27 16 Light powers artificial membrane
02/11/22 15 Magnets double up
02/11/22 14 Semiconductor lights up solar cells
02/11/22 13 Imaging an infant brain
02/11/21 12 Plasma accelerators take shape
02/11/20 11 Plutonium is also a superconductor
02/11/15 10 Sunspots come into focus
02/11/14 09 Power from terahertz beams
02/11/13 08 Magnetic meteorites
02/11/13 07 Evidence for 'dark energy' gets stronger
02/11/08 06 Easy escape for Martian meteorites
02/11/08 05 Nanowires within nanowires
02/11/06 04 X-rays probe neutron stars
02/11/06 03 New director at ICTP
02/11/05 02 World record for silicon light-emission
02/11/01 01 Electronic devices based on single molecules

October 2002

02/10/31 20 Old star sheds light on creation of elements
02/10/30 19 First glimpses inside an anti-atom
02/10/29 18 Per Bak 1948 - 2002
02/10/25 17 First light for attophysics
02/10/24 16 Molecules power nanoscale computers
02/10/23 15 Quantum logic: to be, or NOT to be?
02/10/22 14 Lasers target hard drugs
02/10/17 13 INTEGRAL takes off
02/10/16 12 The Milky Way's dark secret
02/10/16 11 Cesium joins the condensates
02/10/14 10 Lithium joins the superconductors
02/10/11 09 Hollow core cuts Raman thresholds
02/10/10 08 X-rays illuminate nova explosions
02/10/08 07 Nobel Prize rewards neutrino astrophysics and X-ray astronomy
02/10/07 06 Beer paper wins Ig Nobel physics prize
02/10/03 05 Quantum key travels record distance
02/10/03 04 Pugwash urges end to weapons
02/10/02 03 Invisible circuits in a flash
02/10/01 02 Atom lithography sees the light
02/10/01 01 Water powers novel chips

September 2002

02/09/25 15 Bell Labs physicist fired for misconduct
02/09/25 14 Poles hint at past climate on Mars
02/09/24 13 Laser pioneer loses court battle
02/09/19 12 Cosmic microwaves get polarized
02/09/18 11 Cold antiatoms arrive in large numbers
02/09/16 10 NASA names the successor to Hubble
02/09/16 09 HP announces molecular electronics breakthrough
02/09/16 08 Nuclei reveal novel decay 
02/09/16 07 Optical tweezers grab the limelight
02/09/16 06 Stars prove their magnetic attraction
02/09/13 05 MEMs see the light
02/09/13 04 DNA gives new life to dye lasers
02/09/12 03 Diamond - a physicist's best friend
02/09/11 02 Female-friendly physics
02/09/10 01 Condensate cracks Fermi gas

August 2002

02/08/30 17 Gekos' feet get sticky from static
02/08/29 16 Martin Deutsch 1917 - 2002
02/08/27 15 Climate prediction gets a boost
02/08/23 14 Waves and the sounds of science
02/08/22 13 Innovations boost disabled literacy
02/08/20 12 Hope fades for comet mission
02/08/20 11 Anti-matter made easy - on paper
02/08/15 10 EPS announces prize winners
02/08/14 09 Magnetism diboride: mind the gaps
02/08/14 08 Prize opportunity for women in condensed matter
02/08/08 07 Water vapour supplies new climate clues
02/08/08 06 Electrons probe single atoms
02/08/08 05 Cosmologists collect 2002 Dirac medal
02/08/06 04 Lasers lick dentists' drills
02/08/02 03 Scientists push for laser links in space
02/08/02 02 Semiconductors stride ahead
02/08/01 01 Earth's expanding girth

July 2002

02/07/30 21 Muons measurements bounce back
02/07/29 20 B factories close in on CP violation
02/07/25 19 Photons double up for solar power
02/07/24 18 Bubble bursts for 'sono-fusion'
02/07/24 17 US maps fusion landscape
02/07/23 16 DNA goes spintronic
02/07/19 15 Mobile NMR leaves the field behind
02/07/19 14 Ultrashort pulses help gene therapy
02/07/18 13 Earthshine sheds light on extrasolar planets
02/07/17 12 Entanglement passes screen test
02/07/16 11 Small systems defy second law
02/07/15 10 UK science nets extra cash
02/07/12 09 Silicon atoms play a bit part
02/07/11 08 X-ray beams thin out
02/07/10 07 Diamond-free space dust puzzles astronomers
02/07/10 06 Electron pairs behave like bosons
02/07/05 05 Young stars challenge old ideas
02/07/04 04 Crystalline silicon shapes up
02/07/03 03 Nano-boost for data storage
02/07/03 02 Laser lights up water droplets
02/07/03 01 Oil company's 'microlepton' technology dismissed

June 2002

02/06/26 17 Electron pulses reach the femtosecond scale
02/06/26 16 Galactic lenses cut black holes down to size
02/06/26 15 Defects combine to make perfect devices
02/06/26 14 Hawking scoops book prize
02/06/24 13 KEK names new leader
02/06/20 12 Silver foils the diffraction limit
02/06/20 11 Magnetic spins to store quantum information
02/06/19 10 Laser lithography makes cheaper chips
02/06/19 09 Jets unravel nebula puzzle
02/06/14 08 Single photons to soak up data
02/06/13 07 Magnets open the gate to nanoscale logic
02/06/12 06 Tiny transistors nudge the nanoscale
02/06/11 05 Lasers propel paper aeroplanes 
02/06/10 04 Lawrence Livermore names new boss
02/06/07 03 Three more nations offer to host $4bn fusion experiment
02/06/06 02 New phase shift for neutron
02/06/04 01 Quantum dots count microwave photons

May 2002

02/05/30 21 Tantalizing evidence for molecular condensation
02/05/30 20 Odyssey finds evidence for ice on Mars
02/05/29 19 Astronomers tune in to youngest pulsar yet
02/05/28 18 Europe unveils new plan for space science
02/05/27 17 Multi-talented material signals new devices
02/05/24 16 CBI zooms in on cosmic microwaves
02/05/23 15 Molecular electronics claims called into question
02/05/23 14 Crystals get in a twist
02/05/22 13 'Nanotorus' nets giant magnetic moment
02/05/20 12 Jupiter clocks up eleven new moons
02/05/17 11 Condensates get longer lives
02/05/16 10 Noisy signals strengthen human brainwaves
02/05/15 09 Lights switch to organic LEDs
02/05/14 08 Physicists get a taste of `tetraneutrons'
02/05/10 07 Neutrino pioneer wins 2001 National Medal of Science
02/05/10 06 Molecular machines get light battery
02/05/08 05 Semiconductors plug tetrahertz gap
02/05/08 04 Doubt cast on 'left-handed' materials
02/05/03 03 Small-scale radiation check for mobile phones
02/05/01 02 LCDs paint a bright future
02/05/01 01 Silver surface boosts supercondivity

April 2002

02/04/30 22 Long polymers light up LEDs
02/04/26 21 Cyclic universe bounces back
02/04/25 20 Nanotubes reach flash point
02/04/25 19 Victor Weisskopf
02/04/25 18 Cosmic rays reveal their roots
02/04/24 17 Acoustics map out the brass section
02/04/23 16 Cooperation to answer cosmic questions
02/04/22 15 Physicists scoop cool prize
02/04/22 14 New results back neutrino oscillation
02/04/18 13 Photonic fibres weave smart fabrics
02/04/18 12 Spintronics gets serious
02/04/17 11 Solutions to the skills gap
02/04/17 10 NMR could help clear landmines
02/04/16 09 Super-sensor seeks out water
02/04/12 08 Condensed matter escapes the lab
02/04/11 07 Binary asteroid apperas on the radar
02/04/10 06 Hydrogen metal on the horizon
02/04/10 05 Bright future for UK laser
02/04/09 04 Microscopes move to smaller scales
02/04/05 03 Ultrasound targets brain surgery
02/04/04 02 Sound check for the Sun's magnetic dynamo
02/04/02 01 Superconductors tell left from right

March 2002

02/03/28 21 Photons get the quantum cloning treatment 
02/03/28 20 Earth's magnetic field linked to changing orbit
02/03/27 19 CERN delays collider start-up
02/03/25 18 The physics of classical poetry 
02/03/25 17 Superconductivity clue comes out of the blue
02/03/21 16 Binary star breaks speed record
02/03/20 15 A recipe for female success
02/03/20 14 Losses and games for quantum computers
02/03/18 13 Willibald Jentschke 1911-2002
02/03/15 12 Astronomers see the most distant galaxy yet
02/03/15 11 'DNA computer' cracks code
02/03/14 10 Physicist scoops religion prize
02/03/13 09 Light flashes charge the atmosphere
02/03/12 08 Physicists forecast 'super-Niño'
02/03/08 07 Thermal emission goes coherent
02/03/08 06 Cold atoms carry light pulses
02/03/06 05 US could beam neutrinos to Japan
02/03/05 04 Fusion-in-a-bubble sparks controversy
02/03/04 03 Institute of Physics names next chief executive
02/03/01 02 New clue for planet hunters
02/03/01 01 Holograms help build 3D nanostructures

February 2002

02/02/28 21 Miccro-jets make designer droplets
02/02/27 20 Spacecraft join forces at Jupiter
02/02/26 19 The physics of personal income
02/02/22 18 Prizes reward geophysics and optoelectronics
02/02/21 17 Crystals give clues to ancient cosmetics
02/02/20 16 Semiconductor laser makes broadband debut
02/02/19 15 Acoustics sound out strained steel
02/02/15 14 Spider-Man spins a web of contacts
02/02/14 13 Molecules test electron dipole
02/02/13 12 Triple jump lights up laser
02/02/13 11 Supernova link to ancient extinction
02/02/11 10 Rare decay claim stirs controversy
02/02/08 09 'Lasetron' could probe the nucleus
02/02/08 08 Scrunched sheets resist pressure
02/02/06 07 Silica spheres make low-power laser
02/02/06 06 Nanotubes feel the heat
02/02/06 05 New letters expose war-time secrets
02/02/06 04 Max Perutz
02/02/05 03 Sound waves size up sonoluminescence
02/02/04 02 The quantum afterburner
02/02/01 01 New experiment to probe netrino mass

January 2002

02/01/31 20 Quantum wires probe electrons
02/01/30 19 Materials win medals
02/01/28 18 Organics aid planetary aggregation
02/01/25 17 Laser tweezers get a grip on DNA
02/01/24 16 Secret of superconductivity in sight
02/01/23 15 Artificial black holes on the horizon
02/01/23 14 Medics get a dose of physics
02/01/22 13 Electrical pulses break light speed record
02/01/18 12 First light on Gemini South
02/01/18 11 Robert Hanbury Brown
02/01/17 10 Probe to predict landslides and earthquakes
02/01/17 09 Neutrons reveal quantum effects of gravity
02/01/16 08 Nuclei put a new spin on quantum computing
02/01/15 07 Crystal catches light pulses
02/01/10 06 George Rochester
02/01/10 05 Aleksander Prokhorov
02/01/09 04 Attractive advance towards magnetic refrigerator
02/01/09 03 Space-age material could restore sight
02/01/08 02 Cool laser puts special relativity to the test
02/01/07 01 New look for Bose condensates

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December 2001

01/12/20 11 Highlights of the year
01/12/19 10 Leading neutron lab appoints new director
01/12/17 09 CERN to find funds for costly collider
01/12/17 08 Uncertainty over muon result
01/12/14 07 UK research hits new heights
01/12/13 06 Single-photon machine gears up
01/12/12 05 Random laser feels the heat
01/12/11 04 A new twist for stellar magnetism
01/12/07 03 'Microlens' could bring dark matter into focus
01/12/07 02 Solar cell edges towards endless energy
01/12/04 01 Ice crystals pull together

November 2001

01/11/29 17 Stellar link helps black holes weigh in
01/11/28 16 Super-short laser flashes light up ultra-fast events
01/11/27 15 Sodium spotted in the atmosphere of distant planet
01/11/23 14 Small is beautiful for new neutron generator
01/11/22 13 Simple superconductor sheds light on its complex cousins
01/11/21 12 Liquid crystals single out microwaves
01/11/16 11 Magnetic polymer makes its debut
01/11/15 10 Star signs first light in cosmos
01/11/15 09 Accident grounds neutrino lab
01/11/14 08 Old star caught in the act
01/11/14 07 Quickening pulses probe plasma
01/11/09 06 Canaries sing simple harmonics
01/11/09 05 Shrinking electronics charges ahead
01/11/08 04 Fresh light shed on black holes
01/11/08 03 Rave review for Hawking's new book
01/11/02 02 Physicists go for goal
01/11/01 01 Taking a closer look at light

October 2001

01/10/31 18 US group calls for new linear collider
01/10/30 17 Quantum Hall effect gets new dimensions
01/10/30 16 Leicester imports student hotshots
01/10/26 15 Super shock absorber could protect buildings
01/10/26 14 Dynamo effect forces energy from black holes
01/10/25 13 X-ray device sets pulses racing
01/10/19 12 OSA elects British president
01/10/18 11 Organic magnetism hots up
01/10/17 10 Welcome to the new-look PhysicsWeb
01/10/16 09 Lasers illuminate the flight of the bumblebee
01/10/11 08 Diamond comes under the microscope
01/10/11 07 Nanotubes win Euro prize
01/10/11 06 Chaotic lasers decode data
01/10/09 05 Nobel Prize for Bose condensates
01/10/05 04 First nanotube circuits get logical
01/10/04 03 Condensate control could lead to 'atom circuits'
01/10/01 02 UK tackles student shortage
01/10/01 01 Heavy water tests body water

September 2001

01/09/28 15 Collider costs shake CERN
01/09/28 14 City air pollution becomes clear
01/09/27 13 Excitons take charge of optoelectronics
01/09/27 12 Entanglement leaps to larger scales
01/09/25 11 Electron laser packs a punch
01/09/21 10 British firms lag the world in R&D
01/09/21 09 Interference makes super-sensitive ruler
01/09/20 08 Friction riddle is cracked
01/09/13 07 Fusion hitch could help heavy elements
01/09/13 06 Martin Rees wins cosmology prize
01/09/12 05 Laser light diffracts electrons
01/09/07 04 The magnetic attraction of learning
01/09/07 03 Magic layer solves semiconductor snag
01/09/06 02 Experts reject Bush astronomy shake-up
01/09/05 01 X marks the spot for our local black hole

August 2001

01/08/31 22 Six of the best for gravitational lens
01/08/30 21 Bigger buckyballs bolster superconductivity
01/08/29 20 Quantum entanglement gets a laser-like lift
01/08/23 19 Fragment of ancient asteroid falls to Earth
01/08/23 18 Lasers energise fusion research
01/08/22 17 Silicon LED strides ahead
01/08/22 16 Sir Fred Hoyle 1915 - 2001
01/08/21 15 First hints of novel nuclei
01/08/16 14 New nano-technique hits the bull's-eye
01/08/16 13 Mars-sized object probably created the Moon
01/08/15 12 Ion strings make brilliant beams
01/08/14 11 When is a constant not a constant?
01/08/13 10 Hälg prize rewards neutron scattering in Europe
01/08/10 09 Did interplanetary dust seed life on Earth?
01/08/10 08 Jupiter helps to explain planets around multiple stars
01/08/09 07 First snapshot of superconductor twisters
01/08/08 06 Biophysicist scoops 2001 Dirac medal
01/08/08 05 Counting photons in a flash
01/08/03 04 Helping 'big G' get back on track
01/08/02 03 Condensates create Josephson arrays
01/08/02 02 Can phonons help explain high-temperature superconductivity?
01/08/02 01 Element 118 disappears two years after it was discovered

July 2001

01/07/27 20 Positive ions pull together
01/07/26 19 Quantum pulses pinpoint position
01/07/25 18 DIAMOND boss appointed
01/07/23 17 Astronomy meets angels in a divine comedy
01/07/20 16 Fluid dynamics slips up
01/07/20 15 Crystals could make super semiconductors
01/07/19 14 Tiny black hole lurks in neighbouring galaxy
01/07/18 13 Bose-Einstein condensation bursts out
01/07/18 12 Latest superconductor has an iron constitution
01/07/13 11 Optical clock is on the dot
01/07/12 10 Superconductivity: boron goes it alone
01/07/11 09 Moon-count rises on Saturn
01/07/11 08 Relativity passes the pulsar test
01/07/11 07 X-rays light up chemical reactions
01/07/06 06 BaBar claims matter-antimatter first
01/07/06 05 Antiproton weighs in
01/07/06 04 High-energy and particle physics win prizes
01/07/06 03 Single electrons flick the switch
01/07/05 02 Atoms perform a quantum flip
01/07/04 01 Nikolai Basov 1922 - 2001

June 2001

01/06/28 15 Nanotubes are the new superconductors
01/06/26 14 Elastic lava blows its top
01/06/26 13 Physicist mooted as new US science advisor
01/06/25 12 Liquid marbles roll out
01/06/22 11 Nucleus sheds light on neutron stars
01/06/20 10 Finding the formula for freak waves
01/06/18 09 Solar neutrinos change their tune
01/06/15 08 Exotic quasars may be commonplace
01/06/14 07 Single atoms on demand
01/06/13 06 Doctoring the spin on Venus
01/06/12 05 Fibre optics detect drunk drivers
01/06/08 04 Buckyballs bounce back
01/06/07 03 Ultraviolet light to squeeze in the data
01/06/06 02 New X-ray probe lights up the cosmos
01/06/01 01 Nuclear theory gets analytical

May 2001

01/05/31 16 Optical clocks look up
01/05/31 15 New superconductor gets ready for applications
01/05/24 14 Spintronics turns a corner
01/05/23 13 Lively proteins move and shake
01/05/21 12 Nitrogen tally tests the nebula
01/05/18 11 Comet collapse opens a window on the past
01/05/17 10 Baby star blows a bubble
01/05/16 09 Elastic laser spans the spectrum
01/05/15 08 The magnetic mysteries of atom clusters
01/05/10 07 Carbon clock could show the wrong time
01/05/09 06 Cannibal star ate planet
01/05/09 05 Novel nitrogen is a semiconductor
01/05/04 04 Into the Antiworld
01/05/03 03 Wonder wire puts up no resistance
01/05/02 02 Particle beams that bend like light
01/05/01 01 Early universe comes into focus

April 2001

01/04/26 12 Nanotube devices in the pipeline
01/04/26 11 Lagging behind the solar cycle
01/04/26 10 Moon illuminates climate study
01/04/19 09 Zooming in on the Eros asteroid
01/04/11 08 New 'light transistor' for optical circuits
01/04/11 07 Plutonium puzzle pieced together
01/04/11 06 Jets on Jupiter: first view of an auroral flare
01/04/11 05 Cracking the Brazil nut problem
01/04/05 04 Magic material flips refractive index
01/04/05 03 Best of PhysicsWeb goes live
01/04/04 02 Internet aids the spread of computer viruses
01/04/04 01 Slingshot test for general relativity

March 2001

01/03/29 14 Lithography teams up with liquid crystals
01/03/28 13 Single charge raises the current standard
01/03/27 12 Grand challenges for physics in the US
01/03/23 11 Linear collider race gets serious
01/03/22 10 First sighting of dark matter
01/03/21 09 Neutrino messages from across the Universe
01/03/15 08 Deepest ever picture of the universe reveals new quasar
01/03/14 07 Astronomers tune in to brown dwarf
01/03/14 06 X marks the atom
01/03/14 05 Success for Irish physicist
01/03/09 04 Physicists create first superconducting polymer
01/03/08 03 Cosmological model gets a boost
01/03/07 02 LED could signal silicon laser
01/03/02 01 B factories go into overdrive

February 2001

01/02/28 15 The flood-plains of Ganymede
01/02/26 14 Exciting times for superconductors
01/02/23 13 Busquin calls for EU Framework increase
01/02/21 12 Turbulent times for fluids
01/02/20 11 The hunt for new dimensions
01/02/20 10 Leonard Mandel and Ugo Fano die
01/02/15 09 Beating the femtosecond limit
01/02/15 08 Heat leaves atom clusters cold
01/02/09 07 Muon result could jeopardise Standard Model
01/02/08 06 A new spin on magnets
01/02/07 05 Uranium reveals the age of the universe
01/02/05 04 Neutron flashes may forecast earthquakes
01/02/02 03 Metal superconductors reach new high
01/02/02 02 Chirality crops up in nuclear physics
01/02/01 01 Twisters turn up the current in superconductors

January 2001

01/01/25 13 Speed skating for water droplets
01/01/25 12 Old riddle illuminates solar system's birth
01/01/24 11 DIY black holes could supply the missing link
01/01/18 10 Night-time on Venus
01/01/18 09 Playing stop and go with light
01/01/18 08 Cell-phone capacity multiplies
01/01/18 07 11 key questions about the universe
01/01/17 06 Physics and the stock market: playing with fire
01/01/12 05 Superconductivity: it's in the genes
01/01/12 04 Going with the flow
01/01/10 03 New light on dark clouds
01/01/10 02 Photonics and particles win 2001 King Faisal prize
01/01/10 01 The Milky Way's last meal

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December 2000

00/12/21 09 Highlights of the year
00/12/13 08 Flying the flag for fluid dynamics
00/12/13 07 Star high-school students find pulsar
00/12/11 06 Radiation from mobile phones amplified in human cells
00/12/11 05 UK physics scoops extra money
00/12/07 04 Superconducting tape promises more efficient energy
00/12/07 03 The pulsar's powerhouse
00/12/05 02 Martian sedimentary rocks suggest a watery past
00/12/01 01 Buckyball scores high-temperature goal

November 2000

00/11/28 14 Green light for nanomotors
00/11/28 13 Louis Néel and Lochlainn O'Raifeartaigh
00/11/23 12 Good news for UK physics
00/11/22 11 First light on silicon laser
00/11/22 10 US science awards recognize physics
00/11/22 09 Descartes prize applauds European cooperation
00/11/16 08 Complex fluids go through a strange phase
00/11/16 07 Magnetism's standard model gets a facelift
00/11/09 06 Space to play a starring role in Europe's future
00/11/08 05 End of the line for LEP
00/11/07 04 Vortices get in a spin
00/11/03 03 A celebration of science
00/11/02 02 Supernova link to gamma-ray bursts
00/11/02 01 The great atom race

October 2000

00/10/31 14 No space like home
00/10/24 13 Physicists discover new kind of radioactivity
00/10/24 12 Southwood named as ESA's new science chief
00/10/20 11 Magnetic media: faster and smaller
00/10/19 10 Clouds gather on Titan
00/10/13 09 Molecular fingerprints in sonoluminescence
00/10/13 08 ESA space missions: the next generation
00/10/11 07 Radiation check for airlines
00/10/10 06 Physicist shares Nobel prize for chemistry
00/10/10 05 Joseph Weber 1919 - 2000
00/10/09 04 Nobel prize goes to semiconductor pioneers
00/10/06 03 Shadow cast on dark matter
00/10/05 02 'Floating planets' challenge theorists
00/10/05 01 Defects boost optical communications

September 2000

00/09/29 18 Quantum theory beats diffraction limit
00/09/29 17 Astronomers close in on swelling star
00/09/28 16 The physics of human traffic
00/09/22 15 Milky Way's central black hole located
00/09/21 14 CODAG: watching dust gather
00/09/21 13 The bubble bursts for shrimps
00/09/14 12 CERN chases the Higgs
00/09/14 11 Astronomers find middleweight black hole
00/09/13 10 SOLEIL synchrotron for Saclay
00/09/13 09 Superconductivity: getting warmer
00/09/08 08 Ulysses probes the solar maximum
00/09/07 07 Nanoscientists go on a roll
00/09/07 06 Breaking through the quantum limit
00/09/07 05 Sonic crystals make the sound barrier
00/09/07 04 Bad vibrations from acoustic lenses
00/09/07 03 First evidence for the Brain Drain
00/09/05 02 Higgs boson on the horizon
00/09/01 01 Exciting times for heavy nuclei

August 2000

00/08/24 13 Europa: water, water everywhere
00/08/23 12 Argon makes a cold compound
00/08/17 11 Old galaxies, new problems
00/08/17 10 Sandage and Peebles win cosmology prize
00/08/16 09 Organic superconductivity
00/08/11 08 DNA 'tweezers' take shape
00/08/11 07 Antimatter factory opens at CERN
00/08/09 06 Cluster takes shape
00/08/09 05 Dirac medal goes to particle theorists
00/08/07 04 New planets and star birth in Manchester
00/08/04 03 Abraham Pais dies
00/08/04 02 Promising new materials for better nuclear waste storage
00/08/02 01 Wobbling pulsar discovered

July 2000

00/07/31 11 Organic laser breakthrough
00/07/26 10 Strength is weakness on the Internet
00/07/25 09 Tau neutrino identified at last
00/07/19 08 Laser smashes light-speed record
00/07/19 07 Microscopy: two lasers are better than one
00/07/19 06 Sir Mark Oliphant dies
00/07/13 05 Nuclei show their soft side
00/07/13 04 Superconducting gains
00/07/12 03 Laser control of X-ray output
00/07/05 02 Schrödinger's cat comes into view
00/07/05 01 £1bn boost for UK science

June 2000

00/06/29 12 Closing in on gamma-ray bursts
00/06/29 11 Quantum entanglement spreads to Bose condensates
00/06/22 10 Magnets help tell left from right
00/06/22 09 Looking inside quantum dots
00/06/16 08 New materials stretch the imagination
00/06/14 07 RHIC makes its debut
00/06/14 06 Physics, polymers and pesticides
00/06/09 05 Surface features on Europa explained?
00/06/09 04 Nanoplotter draws multiple patterns
00/06/09 03 Imaging antiferromagnets at the atomic scale
00/06/02 02 Physics goes inside the ear
00/06/02 01 Changes at PhysicsWeb

May 2000

00/05/31 17 Could Maxwell have deciphered quantum mechanics?
00/05/25 16 New insights into surfaces
00/05/25 15 Not all clusters are the same
00/05/24 14 The many shapes of lead-186
00/05/24 13 Phenomenology success for Durham
00/05/19 12 PPARC starts to identify its priorities
00/05/19 11 US astronomers look to the future
00/05/18 10 Single molecules demonstrate resolving power
00/05/18 09 Hendrik Casimir and John Ward
00/05/17 08 How good is physics in the UK?
00/05/12 07 PhysicsWeb editor moves on
00/05/12 06 Data, data everywhere
00/05/12 05 Quantum dots detect single photons
00/05/12 04 Mini Earth created in the lab
00/05/05 03 Turbulence turns elastic
00/05/05 02 'The Quantum Project' hits the Web
00/05/05 01 Heat flow surprise in space

April 2000

00/04/28 17 Quantum heat flow in the lab
00/04/28 16 Nuclear treaty review starts in New York
00/04/28 15 Carbon-60 and the ultimate switch
00/04/26 14 The universe is flat - official
00/04/20 13 Hubble prepares for the next ten years
00/04/20 12 The physics of a spinning coin
00/04/20 11 Calling all cosmophysicists
00/04/20 10 Boost for particle physics in Canada
00/04/20 09 UK plans to sell off defence research agency
00/04/14 08 Astronomers look to 'virtual' observatories
00/04/14 07 Snooker moves to the atomic scale
00/04/14 06 New evidence for superconducting stripes
00/04/14 05 Hubble sees mystery object
00/04/07 04 Universities receive third funding boost
00/04/07 03 High-speed switching at low voltages
00/04/06 02 Comet Hyakutake makes a mark on Ulysses
00/04/06 01 Quantum computers think big

March 2000

00/03/31 20 Polymer outshines other mirrors
00/03/29 19 The hard X-ray background comes into view
00/03/29 18 Double first for superfluids
00/03/29 17 New research minister in France
00/03/24 16 New tools for X-rays
00/03/24 15 Physicists invent 'left-handed' material
00/03/22 14 Magnetism researchers win Agilent prize
00/03/22 13 Space-based telescope will look for Earth-like planets
00/03/22 12 New head for ESRF
00/03/17 11 How to keep your optical fibres clear and dry
00/03/17 10 Physics get physical
00/03/17 09 Quantum leap for entanglement
00/03/13 08 New synchrotron will be built at Rutherford
00/03/10 07 ESA gets flexible
00/03/10 06 Astronomers check out the far side of the Sun
00/03/03 05 New technique promises cheaper photonic crystals
00/03/03 04 Fractional effects in nanotubes explained
00/03/03 03 Burning mystery remains
00/03/01 02 World order upset by new citation study
00/03/01 01 The music of earthquakes

February 2000

00/02/25 16 Dark matter claim meets resistance
00/02/25 15 Physics in a bubble
00/02/25 14 Magnetic microchips to process information
00/02/23 13 New phase for quantum computers
00/02/18 12 Atom opticians think small
00/02/18 11 Climate discrepancy solved
00/02/18 10 Black holes 'mimic' the Sun
00/02/18 09 New light on organic LEDs
00/02/11 08 Conductivity measurements made on a single strand of DNA
00/02/11 07 Molecules made in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
00/02/11 06 Life, longevity, and a $6000 bet
00/02/10 05 X-ray telescope burns-up
00/02/10 04 CERN claims quark-gluon first
00/02/04 03 New light on ball lightning
00/02/04 02 Physics and life in a cold climate
00/02/02 01 Quantum theory survives three-photon test

January 2000

00/01/28 14 Nanotubes get smaller
00/01/28 13 Literate physicist gets taste for fiction
00/01/26 12 Clinton backs science
00/01/26 11 Hubble back in business
00/01/21 10 Neutrino pioneers win Wolf prize
00/01/21 09 Polymer lasers without mirrors
00/01/19 08 Overlooking female innovation in science
00/01/19 07 Measuring decoherence in real time
00/01/14 06 'Naked' black holes seen
00/01/14 05 Physicist queries test-ban evidence to US Senate
00/01/14 04 Asteroid threat over estimated
00/01/07 03 Solitons formed in Bose-Einstein Condensate
00/01/07 02 NAUTILUS detects cosmic rays
00/01/07 01 Adaptive-optics to cover the sky