Search and Discovery
Magnesium diboride, a black powdery material you can buy off the shelf for less than $2 a gram, turns out to be a superconductor.
A g-2 measurement at Brook-haven’s muon storage ring shows a small but tantalizing disagreement with the standard model.
New developments make possible the imaging of light atoms and the removal of image distortions.
Issues and Events
The new House Science Committee chairman is a moderate Republican who is focusing on renewable energy, science education, and environmental issues.
A new HEPAP White Paper urges adequate utilization of existing facilities and timely planning for new ones.
In their December 1993 Physics Today article, Kirby and Czujko described the job market for young physicists as bleak. What a difference eight years makes!
As the defense sector turns the corner on a decade of budget cuts, turmoil, and uncertainty, the outlook for meaningful long-term employment for scientists is brightening.