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Print edition: June 2007


Sounding out the Big Bang

How gravitational waves will probe the cosmos

Crash! The physics of vehicle testing

How Newton's laws can save lives

Cracking a material problem

A study in fracture

Fermi gases go with the superfluid flow

Understanding "imbalanced" ultracold fermionic gases


Black hole shrinks the braneworld

MRI goes to new limits

Chill out with polaritons

A new face for diamond

News & Analysis

Indian lab looks to home-grown talent

New journal for African physicists

Lasers spot anthrax

Technology programme survives the axe once again

Spacecraft to see dawn after all

Female physicist takes helm at Purdue

COROT could see other Earths

Contract awarded for weapons lab

Carl Friedrich von Weizs├Ącker: 1912-2007

Putting the 'fab' in fabrication

Theodore Maiman: 1927-2007


In support of neutrons

Bidding for Europe's neutron source

Interpreting Copenhagen


Changing the physics brand

Critical Point

Science bloopers II

More mistakes in the media


Fungal climate physics

Thermodynamics goes under cover

In search of postwar industrial physicists


Clouding the issue of climate

Is climate change driven by cosmic rays?

Life, the universe and everything

The complete story of the cosmos

Blog life: Backreaction

Physics distractions and trivia

Laika and friends

Linking to the grid


Striking it lucky in the oil industry

Oilfield services firm offers a life of adventure

Once a physicist: Walter Ray Williams Jr

Statistics separates strikes from spares

Careers and people

Lateral Thoughts

Physics on the front line