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Print edition: January 1999

Features

Ultrashort light pulses: life in the fast lane

Trieste: bridging the scientific divide

New networks for Europe

Physics in Action

Thin films squeeze out domains

Spacecraft anomalies put gravity to the test

Nanoelectronics needs new materials

Post-deadline

Zeolites shrink lasers

Silence of the violins

B-meson breakthrough

News & Analysis

Europe plans magnet facility

Physics steals the show

DIAMOND sharpens up

Physics misses out again

Sex divides physicists

Universities get stamp of quality

Budget boost for Swiss science

US looks for a new source of tritium

Germany to close reactors

New money for Irish science

Closer links with industry

Broader role for Foresight

France eyes up synchrotrons

Physicists look to the public

Editorial

Hold the front page

Feedback

Falling hurts

Reviews

Complexity simplified for beginners

Superconductors get ready for action

Mazwell's Demon: Why Warmth Disperses and Time Passes, Hans Christian von Baeyer

Foundations of Complex-System Theories: In Economics, Evolutionary Biology and Statistical Physics, Sunny Auyang

Handbook of Applied Superconductivity, (ed) Bernd Seeber