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Print edition: August 2001

Post-deadline

Condensates made easy

Gains for nanotube transistor

Superconductors enter the iron age

News & Analysis

Helping "big G" get back on track

DIAMOND wins attention from industry

Australia opts for X-ray lab

UK must invest in quantum technology

Bush picks science advisor

Optical imaging helps new-born babies

Emotions run high in race for collider

Nikolai Basov

Missile defence gathers pace

New doubts over CERN Higgs

Australia launches into space

New studies on space weather

Marconi faces turbulent future

France picks research boss...

...and UK selects EPSRC chief

EPS honours particle physicists

Sounds good for Physics World

Editorial

Forum

Defence questions for physicists

Critical Point

True tritium tales

Feedback

Nuclear power: the case for...

How to create and publish a great theory

Reviews

Witnesses to the birth of the big bang

Pinning down an elusive particle

Are There Really Neutrinos?: An Evidential History, Franklin Allen

Genesis of the Big Bang, Ralph Alpher and Robert Herman

Nine Crazy Ideas in Science: A Few Might Even Be True, Robert Ehrlich