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Nuclear & particle physics

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News

Do atoms going through a double slit ‘know’ if they are being observed?

Wheeler's "delayed choice" gedanken done with single helium atom

Extraordinary magnetic shield could reveal neutron's electric dipole moment

System reduces ambient field by a factor of more than one million

IceCube neutrinos do come in three flavours after all

New analyses suggest that there is no new physics in high-energy neutrino data

Cyclotron radiation from a single electron is measured for the first time

Technique could help measure neutrino mass

In depth

Subterranean science

Sean Paling and Stephen Sadler describe how deep underground labs are diversifying into areas such as astrobiology and earth sciences

Web life: Restricted Data: the Nuclear Secrecy Blog

Digging up the dirt on the early nuclear age

A man, a plan, a bomb

The life of J Robert Oppenheimer makes for stunning drama in this Royal Shakespeare Company production, writes Margaret Harris

Dialling up the cosmos

Edwin Cartlidge reports on the new apps that allow smartphone users to detect cosmic rays