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Physics Today 69 (11), 8 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3341

Readers’ Forum

Physics Today 69 (11), 10 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3342
Physics Today 69 (11), 10 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3343
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Physics Today 69 (11), 11–12 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3345
Physics Today 69 (11), 12–13 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3346
Physics Today 69 (11), 13–14 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3347
Physics Today 69 (11), 14–16 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3348
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Physics Today 69 (11), 16 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3350

Search and Discovery

Physics Today 69 (11), 17–19 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3351

A combination of inexpensive materials collects and concentrates heat from the Sun.

Physics Today 69 (11), 19–22 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3352

Physics-based information security doesn’t have to involve quantum mechanics.

Physics Today 69 (11), 22–25 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3353

A model designed to approximate swimming in water accounts surprisingly well for animals’ locomotion in sand.

Physics Today 69 (11), 24 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3354
Physics Today 69 (11), 24 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3355
Physics Today 69 (11), 24–25 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3356
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Physics Today 69 (11), 25 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3358

Issues and Events

Physics Today 69 (11), 26–28 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3359

Increasingly, partnerships ease the way to transfer to universities.

Physics Today 69 (11), 29–31 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3360

A decade on, the situation portrayed in the influential report of a deteriorating US science and technology ecosystem has, if anything, worsened.

Physics Today 69 (11), 32–33 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3361

Improvements will require coordination among the US judicial, law enforcement, and scientific communities.

Physics Today 69 (11), 33 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3362

Articles

Physics Today 69 (11), 34–39 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3363

Because the production, behavior, and life span of seawater droplets are complex, measuring and modeling them require a wide range of interdisciplinary techniques.

Physics Today 69 (11), 40–46 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3364

To mitigate climate change at local, regional, and global scales, we must begin to think beyond greenhouse gases.

Physics Today 69 (11), 48–54 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3365

As temperatures rise, precipitation patterns change, and land- and sea-ice extents shrink, scientists are learning how the exchanges of carbon between Earth’s atmosphere, ocean, and land ecosystems respond to and feed back on climate change.

Books

Physics Today 69 (11), 56–57 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3366
Physics Today 69 (11), 57–58 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3367
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Physics Today 69 (11), 60–61 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3370
Physics Today 69 (11), 61–63 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3371

New Products

Physics Today 69 (11), 64–67 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3372

Obituaries

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Physics Today 69 (11), 69 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3373
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 69 (11), 70 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3374

Quick Study

Physics Today 69 (11), 86–87 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3375

All life on Earth is based on amino acids that don’t align with their mirror images. Telescopes looking near the center of our galaxy may reveal the source of that asymmetry.

Back Scatter

Physics Today 69 (11), 88 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3376
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