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Print edition: October 2006


Life at the high-energy frontier

Getting set for the LHC

Expedition to inner space

The hunt for the Higgs boson

Gearing up for the grid

The need to get CERN's computing Grid ready on time

Beautiful asymmetry

A machine called ALICE

Exploring matter at extreme temperatures and densities

Beyond the Higgs

What if the Higgs is not found?

How the US sees the LHC

An American perspective on the LHC


Gravity lens hints at dark matter

Spin Hall effect hots up

Astrophysics targets homeland security

Optical take on NMR

Bubbles in space

News & Analysis

Era of the super X-ray laser beckons

Physicists mock firm free-energy claims

Schools get to grips with cosmic rays

Newton, Einstein and the monstrous calf

Australia or South Africa to host SKA

Check out those flares

Campus 'dipole' launched

Cheaper proton therapy moves closer

Neutrino Nobel laureate dies

Searching for other Earths

Astronomer royal

Green shoots for Russian physics


Champagne moments

Looking forward to the Large Hadron Collider

Critical Point

Tackling LHC anxieties


Get your demos right

The sound of silence

A fine point


Learning lessons from Galileo

Galileo returns to the stage

A lack of evidence

The flaws with religion

Shelf life: Peter Coles

A fear of Roger Penrose

A lack of evidence

Science or psychobabble?

Europe's space age

Making the best of it

Shelf life:Peter Coles

Learning lessons from Galileo


Spotlight on graduates

Once a physicist: Catherine Totty

Lateral Thoughts

The small hadron collider