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The challenge and promise of studying burning plasmas

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 34-40, December 2019.
Answers to open questions that will be addressed by the ITER experiment should enable the production of fusion energy.

John Wheeler’s H-bomb blues

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 42-51, December 2019.
In 1953, as a political battle raged over the US’s nuclear future, the eminent physicist lost a classified document, about the hydrogen bomb, on an overnight train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC.

Climate and weather in Physics Today

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 52-55, December 2019.
The magazine marks the centenary of the American Meteorological Society by looking back at how our coverage of meteorology has evolved.

The margins of reproducibility

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 8-8, December 2019.

Respect for a master’s in physics

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 12-12, December 2019.

Notes on a brilliant failure

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 12-13, December 2019.

Notes on a brilliant failure

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 13-13, December 2019.

Physical cosmology wins a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 14-17, December 2019.
James Peebles developed a mathematical framework that describes how the universe evolved. Decades of empirical evidence later, it still holds up.

Half of Nobel Prize in Physics honors exoplanet trailblazers

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 17-19, December 2019.
By discovering an extrasolar planet orbiting a sunlike star, the laureates helped launch a field that explores a diverse set of worlds and their potential to host life.

Lithium-ion battery pioneers awarded Chemistry Nobel

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 20-24, December 2019.
The batteries have already powered one revolution in wireless consumer electronics. Now they’re launching a new one in transportation.

Magnetic semimetals host massless quasiparticles

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 24-27, December 2019.
Two materials have an unusual electronic band structure that can support fast, low-dissipation electronic transport.

Should carbon emissions be taxed or capped and traded?

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 28-30, December 2019.
In the fight against climate change, many nations and states have put systems in place to price carbon dioxide emissions. There is no consensus on which of two mechanisms is better.

Self-driving cars face a cloudy future

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 31-33, December 2019.
Better weather predictions and more data on driving could accelerate the widespread deployment of automated and connected vehicles.

Does the many-worlds interpretation hold the key to spacetime?

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 56-57, December 2019.

Astronomer’s biography skimps on the science

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 57-59, December 2019.

Connecting optical theory to practical applications

Sun, 01/12/2019 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 59-60, December 2019.

New books & media

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 61-61, December 2019.

Focus on software, data acquisition, and instrumentation

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 62-64, December 2019.

Ann Elizabeth Nelson

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Physics Today, Volume 72, Issue 12, Page 66-66, December 2019.

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