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Print edition: May 1999

Features

Quantum cryptography takes to the air

CP and T violations: new results leave open questions

11,000 physicists converge on Atlanta

Baron Phillips of Ellesmere

Glenn Seaborg

Bjørn Wiik

Physicist wins religious prize

Physics in Action

Recycled light improves gravity-wave detection

Barriers, thresholds and negative ions

Paving the way for nuclear polymers

Frustration and simulation

Post-deadline

Lasers see nuclear firsts

Gamma-ray burst seen in new light

Flash light

Atom laser

News & Analysis

Dispute threatens JET extension

UK targets older graduates for teaching

New observatory to solve cosmic puzzle

US neutron source feels the pressure

New detectors join the antimatter quest

Array signals a new era

ESA looks up

Neutron lab boosts Australian research

Canada backs new synchrotron source

Further reforms exasperate physicists

Lords call for a repository

From Atlanta to Budapest

EPS goes public

Flat profits hit AEA Technology

Editorial

The spice of life

Forum

Climate change: the global view

Feedback

Quiet violin

Tyred law

Reviews

Martians, microbes and the quest for life

Accelerator test blasts open the past

Snapping up the eclipse

American Science in an Age of Anxiety: Scientists, Anticommunism and the Cold War, Jessica Wang

Atomic secrets and the red scare

Life on Other Worlds: The 20th-Century Extraterrestrial Life Debate, Steven Dick

From Hiroshima to the Iceman: The Development and Application of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, Harry Gove