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Physics Today 58 (8), 9 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062887
Physics Today 58 (8), 9 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797220
Physics Today 58 (8), 9 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797222
Physics Today 58 (8), 9 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797225

Letters

Physics Today 58 (8), 12 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062891
Physics Today 58 (8), 12 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797173
Physics Today 58 (8), 12 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797177
Physics Today 58 (8), 12–13 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797181
Physics Today 58 (8), 13 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797185
Physics Today 58 (8), 13 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797189
Physics Today 58 (8), 14 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797192
Physics Today 58 (8), 14–15 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797197
Physics Today 58 (8), 15–16 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062899
Physics Today 58 (8), 16 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062900
Physics Today 58 (8), 17 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797200
Physics Today 58 (8), 17 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797205
Physics Today 58 (8), 17 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797209

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 58 (8), 19–20 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062904

By rapidly changing the dielectric constant in part of the guide, one can create mode-trapping horizons and an analogue of Hawking radiation.

Physics Today 58 (8), 21–22 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062905

Evidence is growing that gamma-ray bursts are generated by relativistic jets of material ejected from atypically massive and energetic supernovae flattened by high spin.

Issues and Events

Physics Today 58 (8), 24–25 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062906

Scientists have been fighting creationists and intelligent-design advocates on school boards and in state legislatures, the courts, and even the Smithsonian Institution.

Physics Today 58 (8), 25–26 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062907

From fluorescent light bulbs to power stations, General Electric is betting on profits from energy-efficient and environmentally friendly products.

Physics Today 58 (8), 26–27 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062908

Physics Today 58 (8), 28 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062909

Physics Today 58 (8), 28–29 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062910

Physics Today 58 (8), 29–30 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062911

Physics Today 58 (8), 30 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062912
Physics Today 58 (8), 30 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062915
Physics Today 58 (8), 30 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797213
Physics Today 58 (8), 30 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797216

Articles

Physics Today 58 (8), 31–36 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062916

Changes in the net dipole moment of certain materials form the basis for a broad range of IR detectors.

Physics Today 58 (8), 37–43 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062917

Chaotic systems were beyond the reach of an ingenious coordinate-invariant quantization scheme developed by Albert Einstein, and to this day, their quantization remains a challenge.

Physics Today 58 (8), 44–50 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062918

Polarized high-energy photons are excellent probes of protons, neutrons, and nuclei. Nowadays they are readily made by shining laser light at a high-energy electron beam.

Books

Physics Today 58 (8), 53–54 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062919
Physics Today 58 (8), 54–55 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062920
Physics Today 58 (8), 55–56 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062921
Physics Today 58 (8), 56–57 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062922
Physics Today 58 (8), 58 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405586

New Products

Physics Today 58 (8), 60–63 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405587

We Hear That

Physics Today 58 (8), 65 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062923
Physics Today 58 (8), 65 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062924

Obituaries

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Physics Today 58 (8), 65–66 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062925
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 58 (8), 66–67 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062926
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 58 (8), 67–68 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062927
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 58 (8), 68–69 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062928
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Physics Today 58 (8), 69–70 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062929
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Physics Today 58 (8), 70–71 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062930
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Physics Today 58 (8), 71–72 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062931
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Physics Today 58 (8), 72 (2005); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2062932
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