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Print edition: June 2000


Single-wall carbon nanotubes

Controlling nanotube growth

Industry sizes up nanotubes

Physics in Action

Physics sorts the wheat from the chaff

Crystal surfaces: the devil is in the detail

Light runs backwards in time


Weakness and darkness

Boost for dynamo model

Optics goes to the limit

News & Analysis

Panel backs physics in the UK

Universities get top marks for teaching

Key test for missile system

Hewlett-Packard sets a quantum vision

UK sells off defense R&D

Boost for hadron therapy

Religious physicist with faith in science

US plots a path to success

Physicist makes move into politics

UK may join ESO

Japan funds promising physics

Hope for French synchrotron

Fusion magnet passes test


Cryptography's quantum barrier

Dedications: that's what you need


Is it dark matter?

Competing views on girls in physics

Medical physicsits seek new image

On poms, nerds and bus kiosks


Biological lessons for physicists

Biology in Physics: Is Life Matter?, Konstantin Bogdanov

God's library through Einstein's eyes

Einstein and religion, Max Jammer

Great physicists recalled and respected

The Genius of Science: A Portriat Gallery of Twentieth-Century Physicists, Abraham Pais


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