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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

Post-deadline

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

Forum

Physics, metaphorically speaking

Feedback

Teachers wave golden goodbye

Space-weather flares up

Sleeping with models

Reviews

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