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In depth: May 2008

Features

GLAST goes for blast-off

NASA's GLAST gamma-ray mission is set to shed light on some of nature's most extreme astrophysical processes

Opinion

Embargoed science

Embargoes may have their faults but they mask wider problems in science communication

Passing of a legend

The death of John Wheeler has robbed physics of one of its last links with Bohr and Einstein

The Bohr paradox

Robert P Crease explains why Niels Bohr's towering role in the history of physics can be difficult to appreciate

Reviews

Mission impossible

Gordon Fraser examines media-darling Michio Kaku's views on the physics of the impossible

Blog Life: Star Stryder

Pamela Gay on life as an astronomer and science communicator