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News

India-based Neutrino Observatory faces a new hurdle

Physicists in court over concerns about groundwater and biodiversity

UK unveils national strategy for stimulating growth in quantum technologies

Training PhDs and building "demonstrators" of commercial products are high on the agenda

New US philanthropy group picks physicist as boss

Marc Kastner to head to the Science Philanthropy Alliance

Have alien civilizations built cosmic accelerators from black holes?

Search for extraterrestrial intelligence should seek high-energy neutrinos, says physicist

In depth

Your career questions answered

Margaret Harris explores the findings of a recent survey that asked physics students to share their career concerns and aspirations

Meet the kaleidoholics

Robert P Crease stumbles into the incredible world of a "philosophical toy" that’s 200 years old

A multiverse play divides opinion

Constellations has fun with the "many worlds" idea, but Robert P Crease isn't wholly convinced

Between the lines

Tasneem Zehra Husain's imaginative physics-history novel Only the Longest Threads and Peter Adey's ramble through Air: Nature and Culture, reviewed by Margaret Harris