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As a globally recognized brand, Physics World has for the past 25 years been the Institute of Physics’ membership magazine and is widely recognized as the world’s must-read physics title.
Each month more than 110,000 readers enjoy comprehensive news and analysis, in-depth features, incisive opinion pieces, sound careers advice, reviews of the best new books and multimedia plus the ever-popular Lateral Thoughts page, and thanks to the new Physics World app, keeping up to date has never been easier for our readers.
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Physics World is published monthly, with three special issues per year, plus a raft of supplementary products. Take a look at these highlights we have planned for 2017.
Special issue: Coding and computing (March 2017)
Featuring nanowire neural networks, searching for dark matter by data mining and crowd-sourcing code through online competitions.
Special issue: Natural hazards (July 2017)
Exploring the latest physics behind natural hazards as well as how physics-based technologies can help in disaster relief and forecasting.
Special issue: Physics under the sea (November 2017)
From electric eels and deep-sea diving to neutrino experiments and marine optics, we take a peek at what physicists are studying in the oceans.
Physics World Careers (January 2017)
In this new publication from Physics World we highlight career opportunities for those with a background in physics and related subjects. This bumper-sized book includes an extensive employer directory.
Graduate Careers (March and October 2017)
Career-focused content specifically designed for students in their final year of university and those who have recently graduated from science-related subjects.
Focus on Nuclear Energy (April 2017)
Looking at the latest developments in next-generation nuclear-power plants and attempts to turn fusion energy from dream to reality.
Focus on Nanotechnology (May 2017)
Physics World examines some of the latest advances and applications in nanotechnology and nanomaterials.
Focus on Optics and Photonics (June 2017)
Investigating how the latest R&D into next-generation optical devices is setting new performance benchmarks and providing an insight into emerging commercial applications.
Focus on Vacuum and Instrumentation (August 2017)
From ground-breaking scientific experiments to innovative industrial processes, we show how the latest vacuum know-how is being exploited to break the performance barrier.
Focus on Neutron Science (October 2017)
Examining the construction of new neutron-scattering sources, the development of instruments to use them and the cutting-edge science that neutron scatterers are carrying out.
Special Report: China (July 2017)
Producing more physics papers than any other nation, China is now a scientific powerhouse – but what are the challenges and opportunities for the nation's physicists?
Special Report: USA (September 2017)
By far the world's strongest and most important physics powerhouse, how is the USA faring under its new Presidential Adminstration?
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