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Physics World magazine

Physics World

Physics World is the world's leading physics magazine. Every month it brings you features from the world's leading physicists and science writers, comprehensive news and analysis, incisive opinion pieces, sound careers advice, reviews of the best new books and multimedia, and the ever-popular Lateral Thoughts page.

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