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Physics Today 74 (5), 8 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4734

Readers’ Forum

Physics Today 74 (5), 10 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4735
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Physics Today 74 (5), 10–11 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4739
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Search and Discovery

Physics Today 74 (5), 12–14 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4742

It’s challenging enough to figure out what exoplanetary systems look like today. Reconstructing their histories is more difficult still.

Physics Today 74 (5), 14–17 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4743

The ensemble of particles that make up the proton manifests a puzzling asymmetry that continues to challenge theory and experiment alike.

Physics Today 74 (5), 17–19 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4744

A mechanism in the lungs of tree frogs helps filter incoming noise and other amphibian sounds from the calls of their own species.

Issues and Events

Physics Today 74 (5), 20–22 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4745

Unexploited lithium deposits lie throughout the world, but investment in new mines is lagging.

Physics Today 74 (5), 23–25 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4746

Physics and astronomy communities take a page from data-science and tech worlds to hold events of feverish teamwork.

Articles

Physics Today 74 (5), 26–33 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4747

One of the pioneers of radioactivity research, Rutherford feared his work would be overlooked—and changed his publishing strategies to make sure it wasn’t.

Physics Today 74 (5), 34–40 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4748

The limits of nuclear stability provide deep insights into the fundamental force responsible for the presence of matter.

Physics Today 74 (5), 42–48 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4749

Even in the absence of light, coupling cavities with molecules and materials can modify their chemical reactivity, conductivity, and more.

Books

Physics Today 74 (5), 51 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4750
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New Products

Physics Today 74 (5), 56–60 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4753

Obituaries

In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 74 (5), 62 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4754
In Special Collection: Print Obituaries
Physics Today 74 (5), 63 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4755
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Physics Today 74 (5), 64 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4756

Quick Study

Physics Today 74 (5), 66–67 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4757

In 1899 a Swedish chemist created a method to analyze the effect of temperature on the rates of chemical reactions.

Back Scatter

Physics Today 74 (5), 68 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4758
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