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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

News: August 2017

US eclipse spoiler alert

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Squid see clearly in low light using linked proteins

Refractive-index gradient reduces spherical aberration

Light is seen to scatter off light

Lead-ion collisions reveal phenomenon forbidden in classical physics

Rare elements could be forged by neutron stars eaten by black holes

Hypothesis could change understanding of some dark matter

Coherent neutrino scattering seen with compact detector

Small detector could lead beyond the Standard Model

Cosmic-ray detector heads to the International Space Station

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Why being average is bad news for ants

Medium-sized ants slide more easily down the slopes of sandy pits dug by antlion larvae

'Solar glasses' provide power as well as shade

Device exploits lightweight, semi-transparent organic solar cells

Live embryos analysed with new microscopy method

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Solar core spins four times faster than expected

New finding could revolutionize understanding of Sun's structure

Indian scientists protest over funding

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Single photons set for telecom wavelengths

Carbon nanotubes might boost quantum technologies

No insects harmed with new imaging method

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Mushroom spores launched by 'catapult'

Engineers mimic how mushrooms disperse spores

Neptune's unexpected bright storm

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

New look for long-neglected accelerator

Souped-up FFAG could rival synchrotrons

Quark–gluon plasmas rotate at record speed

Spin-polarized Λ hyperons could shed light on the early universe

Hubble detects hot exoplanet's stratosphere

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Nanoscale imaging looks deep into magnetic materials

New technique bags Bloch points

New nanostructured device boosts infrared spectroscopy

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Antimatter hyperfine splitting is measured at CERN

Antihydrogen has the same spectrum as hydrogen

VIRGO joins gravitational-wave hunt

Detector could help locate sources of gravitational waves

X-rays pick out letters on ancient scrolls

Papyri buried in the eruption of Vesuvius can now be virtually unrolled

Could extra dimensions be detected by a Bose–Einstein condensate?

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Memory effect makes better optical solitons

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics