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Print edition: November 1998


A new window into the lung

The physics of radiation treatment

Fractional electrons clinch Nobel prize

Physics in Action

Is there ice on the Moon?

Towards a science of mixing

Interference destroyed by entanglement

Is there ice on the moon?


New solder holds firm

Supernova shock for gamm-ray bursts

Quantum info moves on

News & Analysis

Quantum clean sweep for Nobel prizes

CERN shortens LEP extension

Speedy computer switches on

Citation management software

Scatterers need more time

Scientists bewildered by reform plans

Confusion at IN2P3

US recalls fusion scientists

Green coalition plans nuclear shutdown

US tops research league table

Sicilian brings science to the masses

New Zealanders fight to stay in touch

UK plans £65m facility

Courses face equality test

Before the gold rush

Warm reception to new science policy

NASA boost for space station



Thrills, skills and sexy physics


Martian musings miss the mark

Communication at the crossroads

The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin of Life, Paul Davies

Science in Public: Communication, Culture and Credibility, Jane Gregory and Steve Miller

Time's Pendulum: The Quest to Capture Time from Sundials to Atomic Clocks, Jo Ellen Barnett

Mind your language!

Communications at the crossroads