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Mar 10, 2014

Download your free copy of our special issue "New ways to teach and learn physics", which is packed with the latest techniques, tips and trends in physics education


Exploring the initial conditions

A book that links evolution and cosmic events, reviewed by Richard Corfield

Between the lines

A play about Newton and books about Internet spam and quantum randomness, reviewed by Margaret Harris

More ice, less politics

A book about climate science in the polar regions, reviewed by Liz Kalaugher

Web life

A blog that takes an "astrophysicist's-eye view" of energy issues

Web life

A "blog carnival" that shines a spotlight on the month's best science blogs

It's that particle again

Sean Carroll's account of the Higgs search and its implications, reviewed by Patrick Fox

Between the lines

Books on sexy statistics and elegant particles, reviewed by Margaret Harris

Structural disputes

A biography of the mathematical biophysicist Dorothy Wrinch, reviewed by Athene Donald

The electrical human

A book on the various roles that electricity plays in the human body, reviewed by Richard Clayton

Between the lines

Brian Cox's venture into the life sciences and a travel guide to the Northern Lights reviewed by Margaret Harris and Tushna Commissariat

Consciousness from the ground up

Werner Loewenstein's Physics in Mind, reviewed by Seth Lloyd

Web life

NASA's Trajectory Browser site lets you plan your own mission to a planet or asteroid

Sounding out the Sun

Introducing a new work of art called a solar wind chime

Life among the MERtians

What's it like to work on Mars? Stephen J Pyne reviews an anthropologist's account of the team behind the Mars Exploration Rovers

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A website full of beautiful and intriguing MRI scans of, er, fruits and vegetables