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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

Features: January 2009

Breaking new ground

The ability to predict earthquakes could save thousands of lives every year. But for most scientists, knowing in advance when and where such events will happen is little more than a pipe dream. Jon Cartwright tells the story of one physicist who believes that such warnings could soon be possible.

CERN: the view from inside

An exclusive interview with CERN press chief James Gillies, who discusses media management, modified logbooks and magnet repairs