Take a closer look at physics in Japan, from the best recent research to career opportunities and the changing funding and policy landscape.
Matin Durrani examines Japan's efforts to make its research more internationally competitive
Shuji Nakamura describes the advances that enabled his group to develop blue light-emitting diodes and lasers
With local residents still unable to return to their homes near the stricken Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear-power plant, Bruce Drinkwater and Rob Malkin describe their tra...
How the Earth-Life Science Institute is shaking up the Japanese system
Tateo Arimoto discusses how the Japanese government can best use scientific advice
How RIKEN's discovery of element 113 led to it being named "nihonium"
How the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe became a leading physics institute in Japan
A chat with Hideo Hosono from the Tokyo Institute of Technology
In conversation with Yasuhiro Iye, executive director of Japan's leading funding agency
Elaine Tham explains how IOP Publishing is building on its presence in Japan with many new activities
Revamped accelerator will soon be smashing electrons and positrons together
Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Next-generation Neutrino Science Organization to advocate project to government
Thin acoustic metasurface helps sound to cross from water to air
Radiation from delayed nuclear decays spotted in thunderstorm
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