"With physics changing at such a rapid pace, Physics World is the perfect way for you to stay on top thanks to its timely, accessible and thought-provoking articles from the world’s leading physicists and science writers."
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Physics World magazine
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, plus eight supplementary focus issues. Take a look at these highlights we have planned for 2016.
Special issue: Diversity in physics (March 2016)
Seeking new ways to make physics as inclusive as possible for people from all parts of society.
Special issue: Planetary science (July 2016)
Featuring the latest missions investigating the planets in our solar system such as NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter.
Special issue: Natural hazards (November 2016)
Exploring the latest physics behind natural hazards as well as how physics-based technologies can help in disaster relief and forecasting.
Graduate careers (March and October 2016)
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 2016)
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 2016)
Physics World examines some of the latest advances and applications in nanotechnology and nanomaterials.
Focus on Optics and Photonics (June 2016)
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 Technology (August 2016)
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 2016)
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.
Focus on Astronomy and Space (December 2016)
Exploring the cutting-edge technology underpinning the next generation of telescopes, satellites, space craft and planetary rovers – as well as some of the science these projects will be carrying out.
Special report: China (September 2016)
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?
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