This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. To find out more, see our Privacy and Cookies policy.
Skip to the content
100 Second Science
Bright Recruits

At all stages of your career – whether you're an undergraduate, graduate, researcher or industry professional – brightrecruits.com can help find the job for you.

Find your perfect job

Physics connect

Are you looking for a supplier? Physics Connect lists thousands of scientific companies, businesses, non-profit organizations, institutions and experts worldwide.

Start your search today

Latest webinar

webinar

Exploring flatlands: fabrication technologies

A webinar sponsored by Oxford Instruments

View this free webinar

Featured video

Quorum Technologies' market-leading Q-series of bench-top vacuum coaters for electron microscopy (SEM and TEM) and thin-film applications.

Learn more – view video

Contact us for advertising information

Editor's choice

Dec 11, 2014

Our Special Report, which you can read free online, reviews how India is building on its Mars success story

Opinion

Literature of the lab

Robert P Crease wants your picks for the best fiction books set in physics labs

Bell's theorem still tolls

Robert P Crease marks 50 years of the famous proof of entanglement in quantum physics

Celebrating the mind

Robert P Crease marks the centenary of the birth of Martin Gardner

The right questions

Robert P Crease links philosophy with optical creatures called brittlestars

Gardening in space

Robert P Crease on the success story of a courgette in space

Mathematical bridges

Robert P Crease looks at a mathematics conference that could teach physicists a thing or two

Nanoethical concerns

Using nanotechnology to teach ethics has its pros and cons, finds Robert P Crease

Why don't they listen?

Robert P Crease reckons he knows why science has lost its authority among politicians

Patenting science

Do patents hinder fundamental research? Robert P Crease wants your view

Feynman's failings

Why, asks Robert P Crease, do people still love Richard Feynman's Lectures on Physics 50 years after they were first published?

The spot in the shadow

Robert P Crease shows just how hard it can be to assign credit for a scientific discovery

Moving the goalposts


Robert P Crease finds that a new book on string theory offers progress for the philosophy of science

Longing for Laputa

Robert P Crease wonders whether scientists shouldn't rule the world after all

Deciding with science

Robert P Crease wonders why scientific input to important policy issues is so often ignored when it's actually critical

Raising funds to support physics

Peter Knight calls for your help to expand the work of the Institute of Physics