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Physics Today 59 (8), 8–9 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349701

Letters

Physics Today 59 (8), 10 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349702
Physics Today 59 (8), 10 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797409
Physics Today 59 (8), 10 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797410
Physics Today 59 (8), 10–11 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797411
Physics Today 59 (8), 11 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349706
Physics Today 59 (8), 11–12 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349708
Physics Today 59 (8), 11 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797412
Physics Today 59 (8), 12 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797413
Physics Today 59 (8), 12 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797414
Physics Today 59 (8), 12–14 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797415
Physics Today 59 (8), 14 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349712
Physics Today 59 (8), 14 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349713
Physics Today 59 (8), 14 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797416

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 59 (8), 15–17 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349714

The new measurement subjects quantum electrodynamics to its most stringent test yet. And the theory passes once again, thwarting hopes of a revealing discrepancy.

Physics Today 59 (8), 17–19 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349715

When pairs of atom clouds merge and interfere, the resulting fringes embody and reveal the atoms’ collective coherence.

Physics Update

Physics Today 59 (8), 20 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349716
Physics Today 59 (8), 20 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797417
Physics Today 59 (8), 20 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797418
Physics Today 59 (8), 20 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797419

Issues and Events

Physics Today 59 (8), 22–24 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349720

High-energy physics at a Beijing collider is just one of the myriad scientific projects benefiting from China’s thriving economy.

Physics Today 59 (8), 23 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349721
Physics Today 59 (8), 24 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349722
Physics Today 59 (8), 24–26 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349723
Physics Today 59 (8), 25 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349724
Physics Today 59 (8), 26 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349725
Physics Today 59 (8), 26–28 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349726
Physics Today 59 (8), 27 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349727
Physics Today 59 (8), 28 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349728
Physics Today 59 (8), 28 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349729
Physics Today 59 (8), 28 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797420
Physics Today 59 (8), 28–29 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797421
Physics Today 59 (8), 29 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4797422

Articles

Physics Today 59 (8), 30–35 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349730

The axion is a hypothetical particle with a mass possibly a trillion times lighter than an electron and exceedingly small couplings to ordinary matter. Yet experiments may soon detect its presence, either as dark matter or as a component of solar flux.

Physics Today 59 (8), 36–41 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349731

A colloquium delivered to the University of Toronto physics department on 5 April 1979 by the master of molecular beams offers a fresh look at an earlier era.

Physics Today 59 (8), 43–49 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349732

To address the misconceptions that students typically hold concerning quantum mechanics, instructors should couple computer-based visualizations with research-based pedagogical strategies.

Books

Physics Today 59 (8), 51 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349733
Physics Today 59 (8), 52 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349734
Physics Today 59 (8), 52–54 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349735
Physics Today 59 (8), 54–55 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349736
Physics Today 59 (8), 55–60 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405543

New Products

Physics Today 59 (8), 62–64 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2405544

We Hear That

Physics Today 59 (8), 68 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349737
Physics Today 59 (8), 68–69 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349738
Physics Today 59 (8), 69 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349739
Physics Today 59 (8), 69 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349740

Obituaries

In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 59 (8), 70–72 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349741
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 59 (8), 72–73 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349742

Quick Study

Physics Today 59 (8), 74–75 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349743

Greenhouse gases make Earth’s surface hotter than it would be if the planet were simply a blackbody radiator. That additional warming is an important driver of hurricanes.

Back Scatter

Physics Today 59 (8), 88 (2006); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2349744
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