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Print edition: July 2000

Features

Space weather: physics and forecasts

1932: the annus mirabilis of nuclear physics?

Physics in Action

Diamond: a laser's best friend

Making the most of synchrotrons

Quantum dots spot single photons

Post-deadline

Beyond the speed of light

How do scorpions locate their prey?

Superconducting gains

News & Analysis

Secrecy regulations hinder scientists

Heisenberg hoax puts author in a spin

Boost for plasma physics

US backs superconductor research

Physics helps solve protein structures

Standards lab has a weighty mission

Rebirth for Europe's Cluster mission

High-energy campaigner for physics

Japan cuts industrial research

First collisions seen at RHIC

Astronomers back ESO entry

UK launches science council

Magnox closure announced

Editorial

Light fantastic

Forum

Case of the deadly strangelets

Feedback

A story of greed and gold

Reviews

Science given an artistic licence

How to manage a large physics facility

Strange and Charmed: Science and the Comtemporary Visual Arts, Sian Ede (ED)

Science given an artistic licence

Thomas Khun:A Philosophical History For Our Times - Steve Fuller

Thomas Khun's best selling philosophy

Managing Science: Management For R&D Laboratories, C.Geles, G. Lindecker, M. Month and C. Roche

Careers

Bright prospects for forecasters