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Print edition: January 2006


Ink-jet technology moves beyond paper

The wonders of the ink-jet revolution

From electronics to anyonics

Anyone for anyons?

Metal surfaces light up

New uses for surface plasmons

Ions break the record for entanglement

How to entangle up to eight ions


Ion trap on a chip

Perseus arm is closer than we think

Turbulence keeps within the boundaries

Exploding dark-matter balls

Floating Trains heat up

Veins to the surface

News & Analysis

Europe sees brighter future in space

Spain opens laboratory beneath the Pyrenees

Earth's light show inspires space thrusters

Plans for 40 km linear collider unveiled

India joins fusion project

Industry signs up for new telescope

Doubts over nuclear power exposed

Funding cheif returns to his roots

Little joy for Japanese asteroid mission

NASA sets its sights on Pluto

Exotic-material and pulsar research bag share of prize

A hi-tech approach to history


Nuclear questions

The benefits of nuclear power

In search of fun

Looking for laughs in physics

Nuclear questions

In search of fun

Critical Point


It means more than just triangles



The might of military research

The secret world of defence science

The story of Feynman diagrams

Feynman's visual legacy

Shelf life: Dava Sobel

From reporter to writer

The might of military research

The story of Feynman diagrams


Making your way into the media

Lateral Thoughts

Rutherford and the Trinity golf circus