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Physics Today 65 (5), 8 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1531
Physics Today 65 (5), 8 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1532
Physics Today 65 (5), 8–9 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1533
Physics Today 65 (5), 9 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1534
Physics Today 65 (5), 9–10 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1535
Physics Today 65 (5), 10 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1536
Physics Today 65 (5), 10 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1537
Physics Today 65 (5), 10–11 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1538
Physics Today 65 (5), 11–12 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1539
Physics Today 65 (5), 12 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1540
Physics Today 65 (5), 12 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1541

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 65 (5), 13–15 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1542

A nonzero value for this elusive parameter offers a possible explanation for the cosmic shortage of antimatter.

Physics Today 65 (5), 15–16 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1543

A new lithographic method patterns UV-sensitive, water-absorbing polymers to produce complex, self-folding shapes.

Physics Today 65 (5), 16–18 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1544

Theory and experiment combine to examine an important ultrafast process in polyatomic molecules.

Physics Today 65 (5), 18 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1545
Physics Today 65 (5), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1546
Physics Today 65 (5), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1547
Physics Today 65 (5), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1548
Physics Today 65 (5), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1549

Issues and Events

Physics Today 65 (5), 20–22 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1550

Sifting through large amounts of data, monitoring data streams, and communicating results are promising areas for sonification.

Physics Today 65 (5), 22–24 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1551

Universities and DOE labs are in solidarity about support for research.

Physics Today 65 (5), 24–26 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1552

Several nations are reported to have shed all their weapons-usable materials, but the president warns that the threat of nuclear terrorism remains.

Physics Today 65 (5), 26–27 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1553

Micromanagement by NNSA is blamed for adding hundreds of millions of dollars in labs’ extra costs.

Physics Today 65 (5), 27–28 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1554

Two candidate successors to the Large Hadron Collider are closing ranks, and a move is afoot for Japan to be the host.

Physics Today 65 (5), 28–30 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1555

Scientific enterprise is “drowning in data but starving for understanding.”

Physics Today 65 (5), 30 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1556
Physics Today 65 (5), 30 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1557

Articles

Physics Today 65 (5), 31–37 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1558

Light gathered and focused by a telescope must often be refocused onto spectrographs and other complex instruments. To such ends, astronomers are coming to realize the benefits of photonics.

Physics Today 65 (5), 40–46 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1559

Decades after the 1920s rise of quantum mechanics, the classical mechanical framework remained a useful lens through which to examine ionization, scattering, and other atomic processes.

Physics Today 65 (5), 47–53 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1560

A now little-known manuscript prepared by nine young physicists as a statement about the futility of scientific secrecy quickly became a test of the limits of free discourse in the nuclear age.

Books

Physics Today 65 (5), 54 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1561
Physics Today 65 (5), 54–55 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1562
Physics Today 65 (5), 55–56 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1563
Physics Today 65 (5), 56–57 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1564
Physics Today 65 (5), 57–60 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1565

New Products

Physics Today 65 (5), 61–63 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1566

Obituaries

In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 65 (5), 65–66 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1567
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 65 (5), 66 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1568
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 65 (5), 66–67 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1569

Quick Study

Physics Today 65 (5), 68–69 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1570

A turbulent flow confined to a plane is a fascinating nonlinear system with surprising connections to many branches of physics.

Back Scatter

Physics Today 65 (5), 76 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1571
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