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Print edition: March 2007


Key to the quantum industry

Quantum cryptography reaches the market

Closing in on the gamma-ray sky

New results with the HESS telescope

Vision on a chip

How implants could restore your sight

Electronics with carbon nanotubes

Nanotubes as transistors and light-emitters


Stored light jumps from here to there

Bubble logic pops up

Saving lives in crowds

Microfluidics goes for gold on the slopes

News & Analysis

Billion-dollar collider plans unveiled

Budget is good news for physicists, but NASA feels the pinch

US should tap power in Earth's crust

Missile-defence technology targets breast cancer

Warm welcome for climate report

Sonofusion scientist cleared

Japan turns on heavy-ion source

Radiactive warning

The secret world of amateur fusion

Cambridge physics breaks new ground

New views on the gamma-ray universe


The Trident solution

Why refurbishing, not replacing, trident is a good idea

Intellectual innovator


The costs of replacing Trident

A "responsible" scientist speaks out

Critical Point

Equations as icons

The lure of a good equation


Debating the future of physics publishing

Large Hadron Collider will open this year

Maxwell's genius

Dropping standards


Weaving a tangled web

Strings take centre stage

Then there were eight

Is Pluto a planet or what?

Blog life: A Quantum Diaries Survivor

Life in a big collaboration

Cosmic essays

Repeeling the onion


Cleaning up the power industry

Making electricity more green

Careers and people

Once a physicist: Elon Musk

Internet entrepreneur sets his sights on space

Lateral Thoughts

A tale of Thompson and the tog