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Jan 19, 2014

A special free-to-read digital edition containing 10 of our very best feature articles on the science and applications of light

In depth: November 2002

Features

Physics meets art and literature

From Einstein and Picasso to the present day, art is meeting science all around us

Did Picasso know about Einstein?

Was it a coincidence that Picasso developed Cubism at about the same time that Einstein published his theory of relativity?

Iconic images

The stories behind three extremely popular scientific images

Opinion

Sharing out the Nobel prize

Three prizes should be awarded each year

In the matter of J Hendrik Schön

What lessons can we learn from the misconduct at Bell Labs?