Search and Discovery
For years, biologists have used NMR to determine molecular structures. Now they’re using it to see how those structures change shape.
A close encounter with a supernova two million years ago might be responsible for a widespread extinction of mollusks.
Issues and Events
At the first International Conference on Women in Physics, participants traded stories and statistics and forged personal and professional contacts.
The DOE’s new Office of Science director expresses particular interest in nanoscience and fusion research and wants the US involved in ITER.
Band-structure engineering has led to a fundamentally new laser with applications ranging from highly sensitive trace-gas analysis to communications.
We need general relativity to understand extreme astrophysical realms. But the theory also turns out to be essential for the many mundane activities that nowadays rely on the precision of the GPS.