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In depth: December 2008

Features

A feast of visualization

As physics enters the age of the petabyte, pioneering methods of visualization are fast changing the way we understand and disseminate science. Opening this special issue, Physics World presents a gallery of stunning images from New Journal of Physics

Seeing the quantum world

Barry Sanders explains how state-of-the-art animations are taking over the role of classic quantum-mechanical Gedanken experiments to help visualize the complexities and challenges of the new quantum technologies

Opinion

Shifty constants

Do some constants need fixing? Robert P Crease relays your suggestions, though he finds that concerns over SI units arouse still more passion

Reviews

Attention, President Obama

Rob Goldston offers his advice for Barack Obama