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Print edition: February 2007


A model approach to climate change

How physics underpins the climate

Shot in the dark

The Bullet Cluster points to dark matter

The science of origami

Exploring the links between origami and physics

The magnet in the electron

Measuring the electron's magnetic moment


Cosmic structure has dark origins

The quantum nose

Lakes of methane

Light squeezes through nanocable

X-rays in full colour

News & Analysis

A climate of alarm

Climate sceptic gets a grilling

American scientists fight budget cuts

Satellites to probe mysterious auroras

US students flock to physics

Nuclear security chief forced out

New boss for European astronomers

Soleil lab sees the light of day

Internet giant backs telescope project

Bright future for mammoth observatory

Way-out solutions to climate change

Clock moves two minutes closer to doom


Hot topic

The challenges of climate change


Physics by analogy

Critical Point

Physics legends II

Your stories, right and wrong


Shed your arrogance

Ashes to ashes

Boltzmann notes

Cycle stability


Stringing physics along

The problem with string theory

The muddle in the middle

Physics that isn't big or small

Blog life: Cosmic Variance

Part two of our new blog column

Countdown to success

Newton in brief

Talking science


Sensing a challenge

Research a priority at electronics firm

Once a physicist: Randall Munroe

Cartoonist ponders the physics of humour

Careers and people

Lateral Thoughts

Living in the greenhouse