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News

First light for SESAME synchrotron

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Arecibo Observatory lives on, but with less money

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

New Ā£43m Quantum Technologies Innovation Centre coming to Bristol

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

ETH Zürich opens investigation into misconduct allegations

"Inappropriate personnel structure" results in closure of astronomy institute

In depth

Uncertainty and punk physicists

Tony and Olivier-Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens on quantum mechanics and how it inspired his new play Heisenberg: the Uncertainty Principle

Opening up the physics closet

Michael Falk calls on physicists to create a better environment for minorities

On the receiving end

Alaina G Levine looks at how science philanthropy is impacting on US physics

What philosophers do

Robert P Crease explains what philosophers of physics get up to