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Physics Today 56 (5), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409967
Physics Today 56 (5), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797039
Physics Today 56 (5), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797041
Physics Today 56 (5), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797044

Reference Frame

Physics Today 56 (5), 10–11 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583514

Letters

Physics Today 56 (5), 12 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583515
Physics Today 56 (5), 12 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583517
Physics Today 56 (5), 12 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797028
Physics Today 56 (5), 13 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797031
Physics Today 56 (5), 14 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797033
Physics Today 56 (5), 15 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583520
Physics Today 56 (5), 15–16 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583521
Physics Today 56 (5), 16 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797036

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 56 (5), 17–19 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583523

Precisely controlled logic gates are key ingredients in quantum computers, which can easily outperform classical computers for some problems.

Physics Today 56 (5), 19–22 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583524

Physicists at Los Alamos propose a new kind of surveillance imaging that avails itself of a ubiquitous natural flux of highly penetrating radiation.

Physics Today 56 (5), 22–24 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583525

Twenty-first century experimental techniques combine with 19th century theory to explore how cell membranes behave when breached.

Issues and Events

Physics Today 56 (5), 25–27 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583526

Aggressive spending in Canada has spruced up research labs and promises an expansion of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, but it has also led to a time lag between setting up new equipment and finding money to maintain it.

Physics Today 56 (5), 27–28 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583527

The US government’s plan to overturn a ban on designing new nuclear weapons is generating controversy.

Physics Today 56 (5), 28 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583528
Physics Today 56 (5), 28–29 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583529
Physics Today 56 (5), 29 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583530
Physics Today 56 (5), 29 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409968
Physics Today 56 (5), 30–36 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583531

Nondefense physical sciences run a distant second to big increases in weapons development and homeland security in the administration’s budget, and Congress is wondering what happened to money it authorized for NSF.

Physics Today 56 (5), 37–42 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583532

Fluctuations in the flow of electrons can signal the transition from particlelike to wavelike behavior and signify the nature of charge transport in mesoscopic systems.

Physics Today 56 (5), 43–49 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583533

Improvements in our understanding of how molecules transport charge, and how they interface to the macroscopic world, are fueling new devices and applications.

Physics Today 56 (5), 50–54 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583534

Thousands of teachers are saddled with error-filled physical science textbooks that fail to present what science is all about. Physicists deserve some of the blame.

Meetings

Physics Today 56 (5), 55–56 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583535

Books

Physics Today 56 (5), 59–60 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583536
Physics Today 56 (5), 60 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583537
Physics Today 56 (5), 60–61 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583538
Physics Today 56 (5), 62–64 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583539
Physics Today 56 (5), 64–65 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583540
Physics Today 56 (5), 65–67 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583541
Physics Today 56 (5), 67–68 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409969

New Products

Physics Today 56 (5), 69–72 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409970

We Hear That

Physics Today 56 (5), 73 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409971
Physics Today 56 (5), 73 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409972
Physics Today 56 (5), 73–74 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409973

Obituaries

In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (5), 74–75 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583542
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (5), 76–77 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583543
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (5), 77–78 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583544
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (5), 78–79 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583545
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (5), 79–80 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583546
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (5), 80 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1583547
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