From the Editor
Search and Discovery
The observation of a checkerboard pattern in a lattice of ultracold atoms is a sign of even more exciting experiments to come.
Although the craters likely formed about 12 000 years ago, methane is still leaking profusely around and between them.
Issues and Events
An experiment in Germany looks for missing electron energy to infer neutrino rest mass.
Whether electronic textbooks become more popular may depend on making them more interactive and user-friendly.
As an NSF-funded center approaches its 60th birthday, scientific and fiscal challenges lie ahead.
Over the past several decades, solar physicists have made steady progress in answering the two long-standing questions, but puzzles remain.
The first medical device to restore a human sense, a cochlear implant converts sound into a train of current pulses that directly stimulate the auditory nerve of a profoundly deaf ear.
Images from the asteroid Itokawa reveal unexpected seas of sand. New research suggests that the origin of those seas may be known to every golfer: It is easy to get trapped in sand, but hard to get out.