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Einstein's heirs fight for his little piece of Germany - 07/04/97
'Sensational' anti-matter discovery - 05/03/1999
Hunting the Higgs Boson - 19/03/1999
Matter or antimatter, that is the question - 06/05/1999
Scientists see Susy (Supersymmetry) - 16/08/1999
Scientists witness peculiar gas (Fermionic gas)
Computer uses cat's brain to see - 08/10/1999
Looking through cats' eyes - 11/10/1999
Dutch physicists win Nobel Prize
New sub-sea telescope looks down for Neutrinos
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New lead for fireball riddle - 03/02/00
Double magic for nickel nucleus - 15/02/00
Batteries have had their chips - 25/02/00
New microscope catches individual atoms - 25/02/00
New class of gamma rays discovered in Milky Way - 23/03/00
The Principles of Quantum Mechanics - P.A.M. Dirac
Quantum Computing - Jozef Gruska
In Search of Schrodinger's Cat - John Gribbin
Faraday in 90 Minutes - John Gribbin
Fuel cells get even cooler - 16/06/00
Atom smasher revs up - 14/06/00 actually it's a Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Beam smashes light barrier - 19/07/00
Scientists shed light on laws of relativity - 20/07/00
Neutrinos fired through Earth's crust - 20/07/00
Scientists shed light on laws of relativity - 27/07/00
Technology promises glowing books - 16/10/00
Physicists await final decision on collider - 02/11/00
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Happy birthday: Quantum theory blows out 100 candles - 14/12/00 RealVideo
A century of Quantum physics ... probably - 16/12/00
Sea mouse promises bright future - 03/01/01
Densest matter created - 17/01/01 in the new Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)
Light stopped in its tracks - 18/01/01 Scientists say they have slowed light to a dead stop, stored it and then let it go again
Return of sound mirrors that trapped Zeppelins - 29/01/01
Toshiba touts slimmer, stronger batteries - 13/02/01 Advanced Lithium Batteries (ALB), which will allow electronics manufacturers to create small devices with the staying power of larger ones
Plastic superconductor created at ultralow temperature - 08/03/01
Hunt is on for pauper grave of Isaac Newton's greatest rival, Robert Hooke - 26/03/01 see also
CP Violation Experiment
Why does CP violation matter to the universe?
Atoms perform a quantum flip - 05/07/01
World's most accurate clock developed - 12/07/01
Killer plasma ready to devour the Earth - 07/09/01
Fusion power 'within reach' - 01/10/01
Newton's papers go on show in Cambridge - 08/10/01
Frozen matter wins Nobel Prize - 09/10/01
The answer to the universe and everything? - 17/10/01 Prof Stephen Hawking's new book The Universe in a Nutshell
Fundamental theory under question - 16/11/01
Particle physics telescope explodes - 19/11/04
CERN: 'God particle may not exist' - 06/12/01 the Higgs boson
Paving the way for 'uncrackable' codes - 13/12/01 a single-photon emitting diode could be used in quantum cryptography
Invisible circuits top science honours - 21/12/01
Ball lightning baffles scientists - 21/12/01
Nobel prize-winning physicist dies - 08/01/02 Alexander Prokhorov, 85
Hawking celebrates own brief history - 08/01/02 60th birthday
US in fusion rethink - 24/01/02
Vanishing particles lead scientists to fifth dimension - 17/02/02 some subatomic particles vanish, apparently into another dimension, when they are fired into each other at high speeds
Deep-frozen atoms stop beam of light in its tracks - 17/02/02
Egg mystery cracked for Easter - 27/03/02
Fusion experiment disappoints - 25/07/02
Einstein's speed of gravity idea tested - 06/09/02 VLBA to view a quasar through Jupiter's gravitational field
Researchers 'look inside' antimatter - 30/10/02
US Army uses laser to shoot down artillery - 06/11/02
Einstein proved right on gravity - 08/01/03
Start-up redesigns fuel cells - 10/02/03
Gravity wave detector all set - 18/02/03
Bright idea lights way for LEDs - 27/02/03 the "flat light source" produces white light by mixing blue, green and red, the source can emit any color in the spectrum by varying the mix
Cosmic rays find uranium - 20/03/03
Big-bang project sparks cosmic response - 01/04/03
Alternative fusion machine limbers up - 08/04/03
Squeezing light from nanotubes - 01/05/03
Getting atoms to march one by one - 15/05/03
The fountains of lightning that rise in the sky - 26/06/03
'Father of the H-bomb' dies - 10/09/03
Science celebrates 'father of nanotech' - 10/10/03 John Dalton
Water sparks new power source - 19/10/03
Cold research probes atom dance - 14/11/03
Scientists freeze beam of light - 10/12/03
Nanotubes break semiconducting record - 19/12/03
Antibubbles made in Belgian beer - 22/12/03
Shortest time interval measured - 25/02/04
Science closes in on perfect lens - 08/03/04
Quantum codes debut in real world - 09/03/04
'God particle' may have been seen - 10/03/04
Satellite to test Einstein theory - 03/04/04
'Einstein' probe heads into space - 20/04/04
Using high-energy physics to preserve old records - 07/05/04
Teleportation breakthrough made - 16/06/04
Neutrinos 'topple matter theory' - 13/07/04
Particle collider edges forward - 20/08/04
'Heat-proof' glass could save on air-con - 25/08/04
Physicists shrink atomic clocks - 15/09/04
Cern: The big in search of the small - 30/09/04
Device has keen sense for mini-motions - 01/10/04
Nobel honours sub-atomic world - 05/10/04
The physics hit parade - 08/10/04 readers of Physics World have voted for their favourite equations
Extra cash for 'super-microscope' - 08/10/04 Diamond synchrotron
UK timekeepers get very precise - 19/11/04 using a super-cooled strontium ion
Hydrogen production method may boost fuel supplies - 28/11/04
Device to probe limits of physics - 29/11/04 Atlas will be housed at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
Germany honours Einstein's genius - 19/01/05
Underground search for 'God particle' - 04/02/05
Cern tunnel machine gets key part - 07/03/05
A-bomb architect Hans Bethe dies - 08/03/05
Albert Einstein dies - 18/04/1955
Phenomenon of the 'magic egg' is cracked by mathematicians - 17/05/05
Atomic ticker clocks up 50 years - 02/06/05
Riot control ray gun worries scientists - 20/07/05
Student unearths Einstein paper - 21/08/05
Energising the quest for 'big theory' - 03/01/06
Two super heavy elements discovered - 31/01/06 113 and 115
Dark matter comes out of the cold - 05/02/06 A team from Cambridge used 23 nights of observing time on the VLT to put some real numbers on the physical characteristics of dark matter
'Lost' manuscript valued at £1m - 09/02/06 Dr Robert Hooke's minutes of the Royal Society from 1661 to 1682
Fastest view of molecular motion - 04/03/06
Light shed on mysterious particle - 31/03/06 neutrinos have mass
Fuel cells take another step toward reality - 11/04/06
Natural light to reinvent bulbs - 13/04/06
Scientists make (hot) water run uphill - 30/04/06
Microscope reveals great detail - 04/05/06
Times changing for radio signal - 10/05/06
Hooke manuscript is returned home - 17/05/06
Dry ice creates toughened glass - 15/06/06 carbonia
To harvest water from air, MIT copies beetles - 16/06/06
Lab tuned to gravity's 'ripples' - 26/06/06
Letters reveal Einstein love life - 11/07/06
'Super-scope' will unlock secrets - 13/07/06
Diamond facility starts to shine - 14/07/06 Diamond Light Source is a synchrotron
UK physics funding to be revamped - 25/07/06
Green pigment spins chip promise - 09/08/06
Concern over decline in physics - 11/08/06
Extra cash for new light source - 08/08/06
Dead stars provide Einstein test - 18/09/06 Two pulsars orbit each other every 2.4 hours at speeds of a million km per hour and give each other's pulses a 'Shapiro delay' of 90 microseconds in accordance with General Relativity
Scientists create new element - 17/10/06 they smashed together calcium with the manmade element Californium to make an atom with 118 protons
Heavy atom makes brief appearance - 17/10/06
Physics promises wireless power - 15/11/06
What is polonium-210? - 24/11/06
Briefcase 'that changed the world' - 05/02/07 The cavity magnetron played a decisive role in WWII. It was just one of many British inventions 'given' to the USA while Churchill tried to get them to fight the Nazis and the Japanese
'Super-scope' opens for business - 05/02/07
Cool clouds turn light to matter - 08/02/07
Record power for military laser - 22/02/07
The high times of physics revisited - 05/03/07 The American Physical Society (APS) meeting of 1987
The 'new age' of super materials - 05/03/07 In 1987, Ronald Reagan declared that the US was about to enter an incredible new era of technology
Failure during CERN magnet test - 03/04/07 Large Hadron Collider
Einstein was right, probe shows - 16/04/07
Maths cracks beer froth mystery - 26/04/07
Hawking takes zero-gravity flight - 26/04/07
Hawking's small step toward space - 27/04/07
Nuclear reactor secrets revealed - 01/06/07
Green light for flash fantastic - 05/06/07
Laser vision fuels energy future - 06/06/07 Hiper (High Power Laser Energy Research)
Inside the UK's nuclear weapons bunker - 20/06/07
Experts float levitation theory - 05/08/07
Putting electronics in a spin - 08/08/07 Spintronics, also known as magnetoelectronics
'Super-scope' to see hidden texts - 13/09/07
Supersize elements created in lab - 26/10/07
In pictures: Transistor history - 15/11/07
Stanford's nanowire battery holds 10 times the charge of existing ones - 18/12/07
Northrop Grumman Complete Milestone For The Joint High-Powered Solid State Laser Phase 3 Program - 12/03/08
How It Works: The Airborne Laser Cannon - 13/03/08
World's oldest voice recording goes online - 27/03/08
Veteran physicist hopes secret of universe lies underground - 07/04/08 Higgs
Nuclear scientists eye future landfall on a second 'island of stability' - 08/04/08 Oganessian's group has teamed with California's Lawrence Livermore Laboratory to synthesize five new elements (113, 114, 115, 116, and 118) over the past six years
Gravity 'ripples' hunt upgraded - 16/04/08
Scientists discover exotic quantum state of matter - 24/04/08 the quantum Hall effect in a bulk crystal of bismuth-antimony
'Space metals' aid perfection quest - 09/05/08 'intermetallics'
UC San Diego Physicists Reveal Secrets of Newest Form of Carbon - 10/06/08 Graphene—a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycombed lattice—has a number of advantages over silicon
CERN lab goes 'colder than space' - 18/07/08
Physicists Investigate Controversy over Room-Temperature Ice - 05/08/08
Researchers make milestone discovery in quantum mechanics - 05/08/08
CERN lab set for beam milestone - 07/08/08
Intel cuts electric cords with wireless power system - 21/08/08
Do nuclear decay rates depend on our distance from the sun? - 29/08/08
Multibillion-dollar experiment to probe nature's mysteries - 08/09/08
On the hunt for the Higgs boson - 09/09/08 Professor Stephen Hawking has bet CERN $100 that they won't find the Higgs Boson
'Big Bang' experiment starts well - 10/09/08
Bulk drift of surrounding clusters of galaxies measured? Kashlinsky, Ebeling et al. - 23/09/08
Mysterious New 'Dark Flow' Discovered in Space - 23/09/08
'Dark flow' transports galaxies across Universe - 24/09/08
Gecko-grip material aims to be the end of glue - 09/10/08
Future planes, cars may be made of 'buckypaper' - 17/10/08
In search of a light Higgs boson - 20/10/08
'Super-microscope' opens at Isis - 11/11/08 pulsed neutron source in Oxfordshire will allow scientists to see things 10,000 times thinner than a human hair
Physicists steer electrons with laser pulses: Method could be used to create custom-made chemical compounds - 17/11/08
Gas pump made of minerals has no moving parts - 28/11/08
X-ray machine's brilliant future - 03/12/08
New detector will aid dark matter search - 10/12/08
Carbon Nanofibers Cut Flammability of Upholstered Furniture - 12/12/08
What if dark matter particles aren't WIMPs? - 12/12/08
Researchers discover new type of laser - 22/12/08 Quantum cascade lasers are small and efficient sources of mid-infrared laser beams
Researchers see exotic force for first time - 07/01/09
Physicists resolve a paradox of quantum theory - 14/01/09 Hardy's Paradox
Europe's new atom-smasher chief signals caution after breakdown - 25/01/09
Hadron Collider relaunch delayed - 09/02/09
Quantum paradox directly observed - a milestone in quantum mechanics - 04/03/09 Hardy's Paradox
Loop quantum gravity: getting closer to reality - 06/03/09
Precision measurement of W boson mass portends stricter limits for Higgs particle - 11/03/09
Battery that 'charges in seconds' - 11/03/09
Solving a subatomic shell game: Physicists decode hidden properties of the rare Earths - 23/03/09
Glass you can build with: Metallic glass that's stronger and lasts longer - 24/03/09
Giant laser experiment powers up - 31/03/09
New technique that scrambles light may lead to sharper images, wider views - 21/04/09
World first for strange molecule - 23/04/09
New element found to be a superconductor - 13/05/09 europium
Theorists Reveal Path to True Muonium - 29/05/09
Researchers make breakthrough in the quantum control of light - 29/05/09
In Twin Paradox Twist, the Accelerated Twin is Older - 09/06/09
Periodic table gets a new element - 10/06/09 112 has no name yet
MIT slows concrete creep to a crawl - 16/06/09
A sonic boom in the world of lasers - 17/06/09
Physical reality of string theory demonstrated - 06/07/09
'Copernicium' proposed as name for newly discovered element 112 - 14/07/09
Transparent aluminium is 'new state of matter' - 27/07/09
Discovery about behavior of building block of nature could lead to computer revolution - 30/07/09 electrons in narrow wires can divide into two new particles called spinons and holons
Iron isotopes as a tool in oceanography - 31/07/09
Fire Meets Ice: Superhot And Supercold Remarkably Similar In The 'Fermion' World (w/ Video) - 04/08/09
Low-Budget Fusion Reactor Could Generate Energy within a Decade - 04/08/09
Exploring the standard model of physics without the high-energy collider - 10/08/09
Pushing quantum mechanics to higher levels - 12/08/09
New Law of Physics Could Explain Quantum Mysteries - 17/08/09
Superheavy Element 114 Confirmed: A Stepping Stone to the Island of Stability - 24/09/09
Schrodinger's Cat Experiment Proposed - 24/09/09
Spallation Neutron Source first of its kind to reach megawatt power (w/ Podcast) - 28/09/09
Puzzled Physicists Solve Decade-Long Discrepancies in Copper Oxide Ceramics Experiments - 09/10/09
'Magnetricity' observed and measured for the first time - 15/10/09
Proton's party pals may alter its internal structure - 18/11/09
Most precise test yet of Einstein's gravitational redshift - 17/02/10
Iron-nitrogen compound forms strongest magnet known - 22/03/10
Taming the wild phonon - 22/03/10
New material is a breakthrough in magnetism - 12/04/10 Researchers from Imperial College London have created a structure that acts like a single pole of a magnet, a feat that has evaded scientists for decades. The researchers say their new Nature Physics study takes them a step closer to isolating a 'magnetic monopole.'
Largest scientific instrument ever built to prove Einstein's theory of general relativity - 09/05/10
Making light work: The 50-year odyssey of the laser - 12/05/10
Mathematicians Solve 140-Year-Old Boltzmann Equation - 13/05/10
Radioactive isotope of tin confirmed to have doubly magic nucleus - 28/05/10
Physicists burst bubble mystery - 10/06/10
Scientists examine possibility of a phonon laser, or 'phaser' - 07/09/10
Variations in fine-structure constant suggest laws of physics not the same everywhere - 06/09/10 alpha is about 1/137.0359
Origin of magnetic fields may lie in special relativity's spacetime distortions - 09/09/10
Physicists observe electron ejected from atom for first time - 12/10/10
Taking a second look at evidence for the 'varying' fine-structure constant - 21/10/10 guess what - it was nonsense
Best yet test of Lorentz invariance - 25/10/10
Researchers find a stable way to store the sun's heat (w/ Video) - 25/10/10
Gravity eases its pull - 04/11/10
In Pictures: Fluid foundations - 23/11/10
Microscope with 50-nanometre resolution demonstrated - 01/03/11
Gravity Probe B confirms Einstein effects - 04/05/11
Chinese team entangles eight photons, breaking record - 03/06/11
UK's atomic clock 'is world's most accurate' - 26/08/11
Dwarf galaxies suggest dark matter theory may be wrong - 16/09/11
'Antimagnet' joins list of invisibility approaches - 26/09/11
Single molecule's electric charges seen in first image - 26/02/12
Israel university upgrades Einstein archive - 19/03/12
Research offers new way to see inside solids - 20/03/12
'Maser' source of microwave beams comes out of the cold - 16/08/12
Gravitational waves: written in the stars? - 31/08/12
Nikola Tesla: The patron saint of geeks? - 10/09/12
Niels Bohr letters reveal trials of his time in England - 17/04/13
Have scientists worked out why hot water freezes faster than cold water? - 01/11/13
Physicists probe urination 'splashback' problem - 06/11/13
Triple star system 'can reveal secrets of gravity' - 05/01/14
Why Einstein will never be wrong - 14/01/14
Particles near absolute zero do not break the laws of physics after all - 20/05/14
Famous Feynman lectures put online with free access - 02/09/14
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
Magic 'metamaterials' storm physics - 04/03/15
Gravitational waves: Einstein was right - and this announcement is the scientific highlight of the decade - 11/02/16
Gravitational waves: Numbers don't do them justice - 12/02/16

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