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Physics Today 56 (9), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409997
Physics Today 56 (9), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797156
Physics Today 56 (9), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797159
Physics Today 56 (9), 9 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797162

Reference Frame

Physics Today 56 (9), 10–11 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620807

Letters

Physics Today 56 (9), 12 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620808
Physics Today 56 (9), 12 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797131
Physics Today 56 (9), 12–13 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797134
Physics Today 56 (9), 13 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797136
Physics Today 56 (9), 13–14 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797139
Physics Today 56 (9), 14 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797142
Physics Today 56 (9), 14–15 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797144
Physics Today 56 (9), 15–16 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797146
Physics Today 56 (9), 16 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620816
Physics Today 56 (9), 16 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797149
Physics Today 56 (9), 16 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797151
Physics Today 56 (9), 17 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797154

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 56 (9), 19–24 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620820

It’s been a long-standing puzzle that the quantum numbers of all the known mesons and baryons could be attributed to bound states of two or three quarks. But now the first exception has apparently been found.

Physics Today 56 (9), 21 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620821
Physics Today 56 (9), 22–24 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620822

A new space-based observatory is providing unprecedented views of solar activity.

Issues and Events

Physics Today 56 (9), 26–27 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620823

A two-year study challenges many of the assumptions behind the Bush administration’s $600 million boost-phase program.

Physics Today 56 (9), 27–29 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620824

When should a productive machine be turned off?

Physics Today 56 (9), 29–31 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620825

Tight budgets, new rules for space shuttle missions since the Columbia disaster, and plans for the James Webb Space Telescope may stymie efforts to extend the life of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Physics Today 56 (9), 30 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620826
Physics Today 56 (9), 31–32 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620827
Physics Today 56 (9), 32–33 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620828
Physics Today 56 (9), 33–34 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620829
Physics Today 56 (9), 34 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620830
Physics Today 56 (9), 34–35 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620831
Physics Today 56 (9), 35–36 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620832
Physics Today 56 (9), 36 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409998

Articles

Physics Today 56 (9), 38–44 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620833

No single action, activity, or curricular reform will rescue a struggling physics department. Rather, it takes many elements, interacting over time, to make a department thrive.

Physics Today 56 (9), 46–51 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620834

The predominance of men in physics remains a puzzle. To attract talented women and minorities, the culture of college physics needs a makeover.

Physics Today 56 (9), 53–58 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620835

Eight years ago, Oregon State University’s physics faculty reshaped their curriculum into one focusing on themes and concepts that cut across a variety of subjects. Students, faculty, and teaching assistants discuss the changes.

Books

Physics Today 56 (9), 61–62 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620836
Physics Today 56 (9), 62 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620837
Physics Today 56 (9), 62–63 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620838
Physics Today 56 (9), 63–66 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2409999

New Products

Physics Today 56 (9), 67–69 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2410000

We Hear That

Physics Today 56 (9), 72 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620839
Physics Today 56 (9), 72–73 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620840
Physics Today 56 (9), 73 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620841

Obituaries

In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (9), 73–76 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4776723
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (9), 76–77 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620842
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (9), 77–78 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620843
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (9), 78 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620844
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 56 (9), 78–79 (2003); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1620845
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