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Breaking the glass ceiling of 20th-century astronomy

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 46-47, April 2020.

A radio astronomy classic, updated

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 47-48, April 2020.

A quick reference for continuum mechanics

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 49-50, April 2020.

New books & media

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 50-51, April 2020.

Focus on lasers, imaging, and microscopy

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 52-55, April 2020.

Gloria Becker Lubkin

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 56-56, April 2020.

The speedy secret of shark skin

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 58-59, April 2020.
The outward flaring of a shark’s scales removes drag-producing eddies that otherwise form in the animal’s wake.

NIST on a chip

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 60-60, April 2020.

The economics of progress

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 8-8, April 2020.

Hatching Hubble

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page c1-c1, April 2020.

We need to rethink lower-division physics teaching

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 10-11, April 2020.

Tito’s interest in science

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 11-11, April 2020.

A scenario for getting rid of the bomb

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 11-12, April 2020.

Charles Kittel’s perseverance

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 12-12, April 2020.

Richter supported Stanford accelerator projects

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 12-12, April 2020.

Corrections

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 12-12, April 2020.

An optical trap nudges a nanoparticle into its motional ground state

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 14-17, April 2020.
Cooling techniques borrowed from atomic physics bring a room-temperature speck of glass into the quantum regime.

A novel liquid-crystal phase is ferroelectric

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 17-19, April 2020.
Molecular dipoles in a liquid don’t usually spontaneously align. The secret to getting them to do so may be the molecules’ shape.

Barbs of a feather lock together

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 20-21, April 2020.
When a bird extends its wings in flight, microscopic fasteners stick to each other to prevent gaps between the feathers and improve the bird’s macroscopic maneuverability.

Opening a new university offers opportunities to try new approaches and reach new populations

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 10:00
Physics Today, Volume 73, Issue 4, Page 22-26, April 2020.
Brand recognition, funding, and language barriers are common challenges.

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