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Physics Today 61 (8), 8–9 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970223

Letters

Physics Today 61 (8), 10 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970948
Physics Today 61 (8), 10–, 12 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970949
Physics Today 61 (8), 10 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796908
Physics Today 61 (8), 10 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796911
Physics Today 61 (8), 12–13 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970950
Physics Today 61 (8), 12 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796913
Physics Today 61 (8), 12 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796916
Physics Today 61 (8), 13–14 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970951
Physics Today 61 (8), 13 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796920
Physics Today 61 (8), 14–15 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796923
Physics Today 61 (8), 15 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970952
Physics Today 61 (8), 15 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970953
Physics Today 61 (8), 15 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970954
Physics Today 61 (8), 15 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4809658

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 61 (8), 16–18 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970202

Not only do the beams display correlations in their quantum fluctuations, but so do different parts of them when examined separately.

Physics Today 61 (8), 18–21 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970203

A high-altitude nuclear explosion would swell the radiation belt and imperil the global positioning system and other satellites. VLF transmissions could forestall the damage.

Physics Today 61 (8), 21–23 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970204

Long predicted but never before seen, the x-ray harbinger let observers record the supernova’s early light in unprecedented detail.

Physics Today 61 (8), 24 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970205
Physics Today 61 (8), 24 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796925
Physics Today 61 (8), 24 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796928
Physics Today 61 (8), 24 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4796930

Issues and Events

Physics Today 61 (8), 26–28 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970206

Earth scientists ponder the wisdom of large-scale efforts to counter global warming.

Physics Today 61 (8), 28–30 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970207

Entrée to Paris got Cécile DeWitt into physics. Working with great physicists kept her in the field.

Physics Today 61 (8), 30–32 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970955

Visiting physicists and engineers are welcomed in Tehran and carry conciliatory messages from Iranian leaders back to the US.

Physics Today 61 (8), 32–33 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970208
Physics Today 61 (8), 33 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970209
Physics Today 61 (8), 33 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970956

Articles

Physics Today 61 (8), 34–39 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970210

On Saturn’s hazy moon Titan, torrential downpours of methane punctuate centuries of drought on a landscape of sand dunes and badlands.

Physics Today 61 (8), 40–45 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970211

Whether a large polymer is linear, simply branched like a star, or multiply branched dramatically affects how it moves through a densely entangled polymer soup

Physics Today 61 (8), 46–51 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970212

Understanding the complex interactions between pressurized fluids and porous rock is a key prerequisite to the safe sequestration of carbon dioxide and radioactive waste.

Books

Physics Today 61 (8), 53 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970213
Physics Today 61 (8), 53–54 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970214
Physics Today 61 (8), 54–, 56 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970215
Physics Today 61 (8), 56–57 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970216
Physics Today 61 (8), 57–58 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970217
Physics Today 61 (8), 58–60 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970218

New Products

Physics Today 61 (8), 61–63 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970219

Obituaries

In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 61 (8), 66–67 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970220

Quick Study

Physics Today 61 (8), 68–69 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970221

An architectural acoustician relies on the physics of sound propagation, material properties, and noise control to craft a desired soundscape.

Back Scatter

Physics Today 61 (8), 84 (2008); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2970222
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