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Editor's choice

Jan 19, 2014

A special free-to-read digital edition containing 10 of our very best feature articles on the science and applications of light

Features

The power and pitfalls of science advice

Edwin Cartlidge looks ahead to an international meeting of science advisers

What if a solar super-storm hit?

Ashley Dale examines the devastating impact that a solar super-storm could have on life on Earth

Physics on babies' bottoms

Mattias Schmidt talks about his work as a physicist at Procter & Gamble

Theories of the dark side

Jeff Forshaw reviews "state of play" for various theories about the nature of dark matter and dark energy

Nanoscience debate rages on

Jon Cartwright looks at the debate surrounding "stripy nanoparticles"

Roll over, Boltzmann

Jon Cartwright examines whether a new form of entropy can revolutionize our understanding of disorder

The drop heard round the world

Shane D Bergin, Stefan Hutzler and Denis Weaire describe how a funnel full of pitch became a media sensation

The power of silence

Felicity Mellor explains why today's physicists need time and space to think

The MOOC point

James Dacey discovers how massive open online courses are changing the education landscape

Navigating new cultures

A diverse group of physicists describe their experiences of working abroad to Sharon Ann Holgate

The power of YouTube

Philip Moriarty describes his experiences in front of the camera as one of the stars of the Sixty Symbols series of YouTube videos

The lure of G

Jon Cartwright finds out why physicists are still scratching their heads over the value of the gravitational constant, "big G"

NSA keys into quantum computing

Jon Cartwright looks at what progress the US National Security Agency has made in cracking quantum cryptography codes

Technology whose time has come

Joshua Pearce describes how open-source appropriate technology is bringing simple and life-changing devices to people all over the world

Planck perspectives

Peter Coles explains what the data from the Planck mission mean for cosmological theories