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Print edition: September 1998

Features

Ernest Rutherford: scientist supreme

One-dimensional conductors

A European dimension for physics education in universities

Physics in Action

Magic triangles form on silicon

SCUBA dives into the cosmic abyss

The Standard Model triumphs again

Magic triangle form on silicon

Post-deadline

Satellite senses warming

Plasma boost for particles

Layers under strain show higher Tc

News & Analysis

Australia plans gravitational telescope

Ultraviolet astronomers look to space

Astronomers silence satellites

Undergraduates aim for high finance

Siemens plant looks for buyer

Think before you surf

New government cuts research budget

Scientists fall foul of US sanctions

B factory goes on target

Swiss science - still on top of the world?

Grant boost for PhD students

Blue-skies projects bring more success

Editorial

>From technology to jobs

Reviews

Weinstock: GEC's leading light

Turning technology into sales

Arnold Weinstock and the Making of GEC, Stephen Aris

Weinstock: the Life and Times of Britain's Premier Industrialist, Alex Brummer and Roger Cowe

Commercialising New Technologies: Getting from Mind to Market, Vijay Jolly

Belief in God in an Age of Science, John Polkinghorne

Turning technology into sales

Weinstock: GEC's leading light

Tabular physics