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Print edition: November 2000

Physics in Action

Standing out from the giants and colossi

Frosty reception to new superconductor thaws

Sonic crystals worth shouting about

Light beats quantum mechanics


Surprises in superfluids

Gamma-ray burst sets new record

New view on magnetism

News & Analysis

IT pioneers awarded Nobel prize

Physicist shares chemistry Nobel prize

Weapons laboratory helps target cancer

New beam energises Indian research

Sun heats up the climate-change debate

Non-Newtonian doubts over dark matter

Teaching to be scrutinized

$500 mouse challange set

Physicists pull together

What price science on the space station?

Joeseph Webber

King is new scientific advisor

Fusion-reactor design outlined

Levitating frog wins prize

PPARC debates its structure

New science chief for ESA


Physics, metaphorically speaking


Teachers wave golden goodbye

Space-weather flares up

Sleeping with models


The link from physics to consciousness

Time to weigh up 100 years of the NPL

Ubiquity: The Science of History... or Why the World is Simpler Than We Think, Mark Buchanan

History found in a grain of sand

The Physics of Consciousness: The Quantum Mind and the Meaning of Life, Evan Harris Walker

A century of Measurement:An Illustated History of the National Physical Laboratory, Eileen Magnello