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News: May 2004

Physicists tackle EU constitution

Polish researchers have devised a system to ensure that the votes of all European citizens carry the same weight

Solar explosions seen in 3D

Space scientists are learning more about the properties of coronal mass ejections

Single-electron transistor goes mechanical

A tiny vibrating arm could have applications in electronics and fundamental physics

Stars may be older than we think

New measurements of nuclear reactions have implications in astronomy

Nanotubes switch back and forth

Magnetic fields can switch nanotubes between metallic and semiconducting states

When bosons behave like fermions

Physicists create a Tonks-Girardeau gas for the first time

The turbulent life of dolphins

Creatures shed their skin every two hours to reduce drag as they swim through water

SLAC sees parity violation in electrons

The Standard Model of particle physics survives another test

Entanglement beats the diffraction limit

Three or four photons are better than one or two

Brain scans made easy

Lead helmet cuts out background noise

Viruses go from strength to strength

New results on bacteriophages could have applications in nanotechnology

Dark matter remains at large

CDMS II experiment enters new regime for sensitivity

Physics meets archaeometry in ancient Greece

Synchrotron radiation and neutrons have been used to solve the mystery of an ancient Greek helmet

Accelerating universe will limit technology

Cosmological considerations will place universal limits on computation