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Print edition: October 1999


Fractal expressionism

Industry and R&D

Europe's physicists descend on London

Alan Duncan

Theorist honoured for study

Physics in Action

Wave patterns diagnose heart defects

Blind spot may reveal vacuum radiation

Magnetic recording sets speed record


Fermion gas achieves quantum degeneracy

First sight of electrons

Physics with venom

News & Analysis

Top marks for physics teaching

US laser project besieged by problems

Magnet therapy dismissed

Flat-panel telescopes fight interference

Astronomers face squeeze on funding

Tension over ticket system

Daresbury on a knife-edge

Nickel-48 discovered

Europe gets new research boss

UK told to commercialize


Physicists, don't go by the book


Sir Rudolf Peierls was not a spy

Top tips for a successful PhD


Windmills, yardsticks and galaxies

How the AEA became a business

Innovation Business: The Story of AEA Technology, Stuart Nelson, Ken Currie, Peter Dawson and Stephen Aris

How the AEA became a business

Measuring the Universe: The Historical Quest to Quantify Space, Kitty Ferguson

Windmills, yardsticks and galaxies

The Language of Physics: The Calculus and the Development of Theoretical Physics in Europe, 1750-1914, Elizabeth Garber

Taking a fresh look at maths and physics