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Print edition: February 2001

Features

Pollution and clouds

J Robert Oppenheimer: Proteus unbound

Post-deadline

Phone capacity trebles

Glow worm

New metallic molecular material can work alone

News & Analysis

Uk plans Daresbury rescue deal

US asks cosmic question

Physics textbooks mislead students

New era for science policy

Electric potential for DNA

Speed of light reaches zero

New head of ESRF outlines his priorities

Belfast receives big boost

Physics goes to extremes

Mysterious Mercury maintains its allure

Mission to Pluto gets another chance

The physics of the perfect putt

Europe invests in heir to the web

Tax plan to slow brain drain

NASA shortlists three missions

GPS and skiing

Panel probes material science

Critical Point

Do physics and politics mix?

Feedback

Counting pebbles on Brighton Beach

Reviews

Dealing with old chestnuts

Putting pendulums into practice

Explosive views of art and science

Time For Science Education: How Teaching the History and Philosophy of Pendulum Motion Can Contribute to Science Literacy, Michael Matthews

Putting pendulums into practice

The Science of Cooking, Peter Barham

Visualisations: The Nature Book of Art and Science, Martin Kemp

Explosive views of art and science

Improving the plight of the post-doc