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The Dayside

In his weekly essays, Online Editor Charles Day muses about topics that touch on the scientific, social, and historical aspects of physics and its related sciences.

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June 26, 2015 11:03 AM

The genesis of a TV science show

Horizon and its US offshoot Nova have been on air for decades. What accounts for their longevity?
June 19, 2015 2:26 PM

Doctor Eel

Katsumi Tsukamoto of Japan’s Nihon University uses techniques from various disciplines to elucidate the behavior of eels and their ancestors.
June 12, 2015 9:27 AM

Identifying as a physicist

An ethnographic study tracked the evolving attitudes of three physics majors toward physics as a subject and a career choice.
June 5, 2015 11:37 AM

Physics at Awesome Con

Exoplanets, SI units, and fuel-producing algae were among scientific topics featured at a comic-book convention.
May 29, 2015 11:06 AM

Kissed by a prince

Some paradigm-shifting physics papers lay dormant for decades until an advance in experimental technique revived them.
May 22, 2015 12:04 PM

Physics in the Great Depression

A historian’s look back at the 1930s has lessons for physicists in the 2010s.
May 15, 2015 11:45 AM

Twenty startups

Young energy companies from around the world competed for cash in this week's Challenge Cup.
May 8, 2015 10:25 AM

Why I didn't become an experimental physicist

Uninspiring lab experiments in high school and college were to blame.
May 1, 2015 12:43 PM

Getting up to speed in molecular biology

What is the fastest way to become proficient in a complex, fact-filled field?
April 24, 2015 11:42 AM

A good name rather than great riches

When and why did solid-state physics become condensed-matter physics?
April 17, 2015 12:53 PM

One million physicists

Economic development could dramatically boost the number of physicists worldwide.
April 10, 2015 11:16 AM

Physics at WonderCon

Amid the superheroes and anime characters, science can be found at a convention devoted to comics and their related arts.
April 3, 2015 10:46 AM

Seeing the light

If you want to explain an astronomical observation, consider starting with a physical picture of what you think is going on.
March 27, 2015 10:13 AM

Physics, the album

A search of a vast music database reveals that just three groups have ever chosen “physics” as an album name.
March 20, 2015 10:35 AM

Physics in West Germany

In 1966 Physics Today published an overview of physics in the increasingly prosperous country.
March 13, 2015 10:09 AM

Electron microscopy is beautiful

A new coffee-table book of biological images prompts Physics Today’s online editor to look back in time.
March 6, 2015 8:50 AM

Physicists in novels

Why did Ian McEwan choose a physicist as the main character of his 2010 novel Solar?
February 27, 2015 10:42 AM

Exemplary biophysics

Studies of squid nerves, yeast reproduction, and fruit fly development epitomize what biophysicists do.
February 20, 2015 10:59 AM

Scholarly publishing and mobile phones

The characteristics of mobile phones that make them so useful remain largely unexploited by academic publishers.
February 13, 2015 9:40 AM

Physics style

An online collection of photos aims to dispel the prejudice that the physics community consists wholly of scruffy white men.
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