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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

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Two quantum properties teleported together for first time

Spin and orbital angular momentum transferred between photons

Filamentous laser beams point to new type of phase transition

Clustering threads of plasma could help control lightning and seed clouds

Carbon dioxide's contribution to greenhouse effect monitored in real time

Decade-long study makes direct link between rising greenhouse-gas levels and heating of the Earth

Quasar spectrum shines a new light on unchanged fundamental constants

Results hint at the static nature of the dark-energy field

Physicists reveal new way of cooling large objects with light

Demonstration could lead to "stable optical springs" for gravitational-wave detectors

Quantum random walk puts a limit on superposition

Caesium atom violates "macrorealistic" assumptions

Photons simulate time travel in the lab

Protocol could break quantum-encryption systems

New optical fibre shortens laser pulses the easy way

Kagome structure and noble gas work together to create short, powerful infrared bursts

Ultrasound puts a new twist on light

System sculpts and guides Bessel beams

Nailing the half-life of iron-60

New measurements tune up million-year "astronomical clock"

How to twist light into a Möbius strip

Topological curiosity created from laser beam

Laser pioneer Charles Townes dies aged 99

Physicist shared the 1964 Nobel prize for his work on the microwave laser

Structured photons slow down in a vacuum

Speed of light drops slightly when photons are shaped by a mask

Diamond defects coupled to photonic cavity with nanoscale accuracy

New technique could be used to develop quantum technologies, including sensors and computers

Interfering atoms measure gravity's curvature

Gravity measured at three different heights