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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 2003


Welcome to quantum gravity

Quantum theory and general relativity will only be unified when theory meets experiment


String theory might be a theory of everything - or a theory of nothing


Do's and don'ts for authors

All authors must be responsible

William Gilbert: forgotten genius

Why is the father of magnetism not better known?


Railways and the roots of relativity

Was Einstein partly inspired by the railways?