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Physics Today 65 (8), 8 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1652
Physics Today 65 (8), 8–9 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1653
Physics Today 65 (8), 9 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1654
Physics Today 65 (8), 9–10 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1655
Physics Today 65 (8), 10 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1656
Physics Today 65 (8), 10 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1657
Physics Today 65 (8), 10–11 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1658
Physics Today 65 (8), 11 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1659
Physics Today 65 (8), 11–12 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1660
Physics Today 65 (8), 12 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1661
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Physics Today 65 (8), 12 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1663

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 65 (8), 14–16 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1664

Stars may have been significantly more abundant in the infant universe than optical surveys alone suggest.

Physics Today 65 (8), 16–18 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1665

A swarm of earthquakes and a sudden rise in the sea floor herald an imminent eruption.

Physics Today 65 (8), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1666
Physics Today 65 (8), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1667
Physics Today 65 (8), 19 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1668
Physics Today 65 (8), 20 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1669
Physics Today 65 (8), 20 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1670
Physics Today 65 (8), 20 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1671

Issues and Events

Physics Today 65 (8), 22–24 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1672

Recent findings say earthquakes caused by CO2 injection may cause bottled-up greenhouse gas to leak.

Physics Today 65 (8), 24–26 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1673

Winners and losers in a bid for money and prestige say the process has helped universities plan for the future. Many also see the heightened competition as good for research.

Physics Today 65 (8), 26–28 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1674

Delay in launch of spacecraft is expected to cause deteriorated forecasts.

Physics Today 65 (8), 27 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1675
Physics Today 65 (8), 28 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1676

Articles

Physics Today 65 (8), 29–35 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1677

The irreproducibility of time-averaged observables in living cells poses fundamental questions for statistical mechanics and reshapes our views on cell biology.

Physics Today 65 (8), 38–42 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1678

Because of a previously unexploited weakness in tumor architecture, nanomaterials may offer a way to treat cancer without doing too much damage to healthy tissue. The weakness isn’t really a property of the tumors themselves but of the blood vessels that feed them.

Physics Today 65 (8), 43–49 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1679

The concordance cosmological model provides initial conditions and a reliable framework for simulating the evolution of primordial fluctuations into galaxies. But many unsolved problems remain.

Books

Physics Today 65 (8), 50 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1680
Physics Today 65 (8), 50–52 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1681
Physics Today 65 (8), 52 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1682
Physics Today 65 (8), 52–54 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1683
Physics Today 65 (8), 54–55 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1684

New Products

Physics Today 65 (8), 56–58 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1685

Obituaries

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Physics Today 65 (8), 60 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1686
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 65 (8), 61 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1687
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 65 (8), 62 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1688

Quick Study

Physics Today 65 (8), 64–65 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1689

Researchers are discovering an ever-increasing number of proteins that perform key cellular tasks without having the fixed, three-dimensional structure once thought mandatory for a protein to do its job.

Back Scatter

Physics Today 65 (8), 72 (2012); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.1690
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