As they enter their final year of undergraduate study, six students from around the globe share with Physics World their perspectives on physics, their courses and the future
The Dutch artist who makes “living” beach sculptures that can move
Life as a postdoctoral researcher offers opportunities for making independent contributions to science, but there are pitfalls too, as Margaret Harris explains
Umberto Guidoni is a former astronaut and a member of the European Parliament, belonging to the Party of Italian Communists
Thanks to concerns about carbon emissions and the rising price of fossil fuels, the green-energy industry is currently experiencing huge growth worldwide. This presents plenty of interesting and lucr...
A background in physics plus a keen interest in politics and current affairs can add up to a rewarding career in international security, as James Acton explains
A life in mountain running
The surprising pleasures of life as a "building physicist"
The creator of innovative desktop map software on making history come to life
Mike Hepburn, managing director of JEOL UK, tells Hamish Johnston how the firm and its customers have flourished by working together