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Physics World magazine
Celebrating 25 years as the Institute of Physics' membership title, Physics World is widely recognized as the world's must-read physics magazine. 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 apps, keeping up to date has never been easier. Whether you're sitting comfortably at home, cramming on your lunch break or travelling on business, Physics World is available on the move no matter where you are.
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Physics World is published monthly, plus six supplementary focus issues. Take a look at these highlights we have planned for 2014.
Special issue: Education (March 2014)
Physics is a notoriously hard subject and learning it is vital no just for students and teachers, but throughout a physicist's life.
Special issue: Dark universe (July 2014)
How physicists are trying to understand the nature of the mysterious "dark matter" and "dark energy" that forms 95% of the universe.
Special issue: Translational materials research (November 2014)
Creating new materials in the lab is all well and good – but how can physicists convert them into real, commercial products?
Graduate careers (March and October 2014)
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 Optics and lasers (May 2014)
Investigating how the latest R&D into next-generation optical devices is setting new performance benchmarks and provide an insight into emerging commercial applications.
Focus on Nanotechnology (June 2014)
Physics World and nanotechweb.org team up to examine some of the latest advances and applications in nanotechnology.
Focus on Vacuum technology (August 2014)
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 Big science (October 2014)
Examining the challenges of building and designing the next-generation "big science" facilities. If it is big and being built, then we are covering it.
Special report: Brazil (April 2014)
Brazil is by far the most important scientific power in South America, but challenges remain in raising the international profile of its research.
Special report: India (December 2014)
India has some incredible research strengths, but much more still needs to be done to raise the overall quality of physics in the country.
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