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News: April 2001

Nanotube devices in the pipeline

New insights into the electronics of nanotubes could bring real devices a step closer

Lagging behind the solar cycle

Coronal mass ejections could explain a hiccup in the well-known solar cycle

Moon illuminates climate study

Dark side of the Moon can reveal changes in our atmosphere

Zooming in on the Eros asteroid

Images from the NEAR-Shoemaker spacecraft provide clues to the young solar system

New 'light transistor' for optical circuits

Devices that run on photons instead of electrons could transmit data at the speed of light

Plutonium puzzle pieced together

A hybrid theory solves the long-standing riddle of the element's structure

Jets on Jupiter: first view of an auroral flare

The solar wind and the giant planet's magnetic field combine to produce a huge plume

Cracking the Brazil nut problem

Segregation in a bowl of nuts may be akin to condensation in gases

Magic material flips refractive index

A radical material with a negative refractive index could revolutionise optoelectronics

Best of PhysicsWeb goes live

Landmark articles are showcased in a frequently updated new section

Internet aids the spread of computer viruses

The structure of the Internet allows viruses to propagate surprisingly easily

Slingshot test for general relativity

The gravitational pull on a spacecraft could be the best test yet of relativity