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Archive of previous issues
Physics World monthly editions
An archive of all monthly issues exclusively available for members of the Institute of Physics. Not a member? See the IOP site for more details of how to join. More issues will be added soon.
Physics World Careers guide: coming soon
This annual guide showcases the diverse range of career options available to physics graduates. As well as profiles of leading employers, the guide also includes case studies and careers advice.
Physics World Briefings series
Our subject-specific supplements to Physics World. Each issue contains key research updates, interviews with leading figures and in-depth features focusing on a specific topic in physics.
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