Developing sensors that enable autonomous vehicles to cope with tough weather conditions is tricky – and the economics may be more challenging still
Disciplinary bias and a stew of other prejudices helped deny the physicist Lise Meitner a share of the 1944 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Reflecting on 14 years of Nobel coverage
Excerpts from the Red Folder
Should Chien-Shiung Wu have shared the 1957 Nobel prize for her measurement of parity violation?
Online conferences, auxetic materials and a new kind of rocket engine: the October 2020 issue of Physics World is now out
The October 2020 issue of your favourite magazine examines the benefits of virtual meetings
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Jocelyn Bell Burnell says she missed out on a Nobel prize for the discovery of pulsars because she was a student at the time, but did gender play a role?
Hamish Johnston wonders how tightly you can pack people in a park, while maintaining social distancing
Should ATLAS, CMS and LHC physicists have shared some of the 2013 prize?