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Print edition: September 2006


Burying climate change for good

The merits of capturing and storing carbon

Almost certain escape from a black hole

Recovering information from a black hole

Disappearing act

Making objects invisible

Ludwig Boltzmann: atomic genius

The man who understood atoms


Atomic clocks feel the heat

Refining the fine-structure constant

Watching sound waves scatter

Meteorological mystery of rain clouds solved

Superconducting wire breaks current record

News & Analysis

Atom optics moves into space

A human as a quantum object

Institute backs way-out physics

Physicists target novel light source

Large Facilities Council gets the go-ahead

NASA tackles dark-energy challenge

Revealed - the world's most creative physicist

Six goals for atomic science

US invests in biofuel research

COBE teams win astronomy prize

Living the Nobel dream

Educating the scientist and the citizen

Van Allen, space-science pioneer, dies


When less is better

Welcoming the exam revolution


Physics exams - not what they were

Critical Point

Science as drama

Is thermodynamics Shakespearian?


Nuclear futures

Ponder this

Lost movie gem


New and newer

What's hot in the 21st century

Selling statistics

Putting probability in context

Shelf life: Peter Woit

Not even wrong

New and newer

Beat the thesis blues

Life in the cosmos

Shelf life: Peter Woit

Selling statistics


Game on for physicists

Once a physicist: Phil Kaziewicz

Lateral Thoughts

Digital universal warming