Physics World

Thursday th 5th of January 2017

Semiconductor discs could boost night vision - 16:21

Wednesday th 4th of January 2017

Flash Physics: Skyrmions veer off, antineutrinos monitor nuclear fuel, physicists mourn three stars - 16:02

Tuesday th 3rd of January 2017

Optical clock mimics spin–orbit coupling - 16:01

Thursday th 22nd of December 2016

The world of physics in 2017 - 19:41

Wednesday th 21st of December 2016

Flash Physics: Diamond-defect FM-radio tunes in, Slovenia joins CERN, first plasma for WEST tokamak - 19:21

Tuesday th 20th of December 2016

Audio and visual highlights of 2016 - 21:41

Monday th 19th of December 2016

Antiatoms yield their first optical spectrum - 20:41

Friday th 16th of December 2016

Flash Physics: Helium half-quantum vortices, Tokamak Energy gets £10 million, magnetic switch controls heat - 20:21

Images of 2016 in physics - 20:21

Thursday th 15th of December 2016

Dual optical clock races towards peak precision - 20:11

Wednesday th 14th of December 2016

Flash Physics: Xavier Barcons to lead ESO, molecular fountain, X-ray phase-contrast imaging goes mainstream - 20:11

Robust defence of string theory wins Physics World's 2016 Book of the Year - 20:11

Tuesday th 13th of December 2016

Quantum free fall at 8500 m - 19:51

Monday th 12th of December 2016

LIGO's gravitational-wave discovery is Physics World 2016 Breakthrough of the Year - 07:51

Friday th 9th of December 2016

Flash Physics: Graphene meets Silly Putty, new linear-collider bosses, Majorana pairs spotted - 19:31

Thursday th 8th of December 2016

Sonic Lamb shift detected in ultracold atoms - 20:11

Wednesday th 7th of December 2016

Flash Physics: Dark matter is smooth, UK boosts industrial physics, Pakistan honours Abdus Salam - 14:31

Tuesday th 6th of December 2016

Robust structural colour is inspired by a tropical bird - 12:11

Monday th 5th of December 2016

Flash Physics: Vibrots tumble and turn, string theorists bag Breakthrough Prize, microwave chip is a first - 12:11

Friday th 2nd of December 2016

Tiny device pumps out one electron at a time - 23:31

Flash Physics: Earthquake puzzle solved, scientists write to Trump, nuclear pasta delays neutrinos - 11:31

Thursday th 1st of December 2016

Flash Physics: LIGO resumes its search, sound moves magnetic domains, asteroid is tiny and bright - 21:01

UK science chief urges quantum-technologies boost - 21:01

Wednesday th 30th of November 2016

Flash Physics: Nuclear diamond battery, M G K Menon dies, four new elements named - 20:31

Ghost images taken using pairs of atoms - 20:31

Tuesday th 29th of November 2016

Flash Physics: Exotic cosmic rays have mundane origins, Swiss reactors keep running, programmable material - 20:11

Photons created in a superposition of two colours - 20:11

Monday th 28th of November 2016

Flash Physics: Spin-Hall effect switches magnet, 'Big Bell Test' kicks off, quasiparticles multiplex light - 20:11

Torsion-bar antenna adds new twist to gravitational-wave search - 20:11

Friday th 25th of November 2016

Flash Physics: Glitch crashed Mars lander, Microsoft hires quantum stars, cosmic speed test for light - 19:51

New optical device absorbs just one photon - 19:51

Thursday th 24th of November 2016

Do solar neutrinos affect nuclear decay on Earth? - 22:12

Flash Physics: Room-temperature superconductor, well-known fundamental constants, photosynthesis in action - 10:11

Wednesday th 23rd of November 2016

Flash Physics: Huge Martian ice deposit, Trump sets back climate science, ultra-transparent metamaterial - 10:01

Tuesday th 22nd of November 2016

Gravity measured using a Bose–Einstein condensate on a chip - 22:01

Flash Physics: Graphene-based loudspeaker, new schedule for ITER, India joins CERN - 10:01

Monday th 21st of November 2016

China forges ahead in global research - 21:51

Flash Physics: Shrinking gels, masculine culture discourages female physicists, Carlos Frenk bags Born medal - 09:41

Friday th 18th of November 2016

Do physicists avoid reading papers with lots of equations? - 21:21

Flash Physics: Optical clock in space, Richard Garwin wins presidential medal, lighting the cosmic web - 09:21

Thursday th 17th of November 2016

Texas gravitational-wave research centre returns misused funds - 22:51

Flash Physics: Spider inspires structural colour, the roundest star, quantum simulator is very fast - 10:51

Wednesday th 16th of November 2016

New aeroplane wing changes shape to boost performance - 22:41

Flash Physics: New solar-energy model, Persis Drell named Stanford provost, gas sensors in a jiffy - 10:21

Tuesday th 15th of November 2016

Flash Physics: Asteroid missions, mathematical physicist bags C N R Rao Prize, ultrashort electron emission - 18:21

Gold nanospheres confine light to smallest volume ever - 18:21

Monday th 14th of November 2016

Flash Physics: IOP honours six physicists, APS retracts Trump statement, quantum physicists advise World Economic Forum - 18:01

Schistosomiasis parasite moves using an unusual swimming stoke - 18:01

Friday th 11th of November 2016

Flash Physics: Supernova monitor for Super-Kamiokande, Brookhaven technologies bag R&D 100 Awards, quantum-liquid droplets spotted in ultracold gas - 19:21

Loops of ribbon inspire physicists - 19:21