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Print edition: April 1997

Features

Electron dipole moments

1997 Teachers Awards

Electron energy-loss spectroscopy

Danes unveil research strategy

Europe's space scientists seek room to manoeuvre

J J Thomson and the discovery of the electron

Electron-beam lithography

1997 Teachers awards

Institute renews its agreement with research council

Dutch research praised by international panel

Scientists without white coats

Physics in Action

Stardust gives clues to the age of our galaxy

Lasers probe long range molecular states

Looking inside granular materials

Molecular magnetism takes off

DESY double offers high hopes for new physics

News & Analysis

Gamma surprise

Italy invests in hadron therapy

Framework programme criticized

Superphinix survives

Basic research bounces back at Bell Labs

Europe's top firms stick to near-market R&D

Firm success

Physicist to run Korean science

Bombs away

Euroball kicks off in Italy

New postgraduate hits thesis jackpot

Elements named

Physics get funding boost

Societies lobby for R&D cash

Brookhaven bother

Editorial

Life after Schrvdinger

Japan pays for CERN's anti-atoms

Reviews

Rutherford and I

Bryan Coles

John Hoogenboom

Frank Llewellyn-Jones

Cosmology and Controversy: The Historical Development of Two Theories of the Universe Helge Kragh

Electron: A Centenary Volume

Invention by Design: How Engineers Get From Thought to Thing Henry Petroski

Where Does the Weirdness Go? David Lindley