1 July 2021

July 2021 Issue of Physics Today Now Available

Hua Liu

Hua Liu American Astronomical Society (AAS)

Physics Today, the flagship publication of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), is the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world. With authoritative features, full news coverage and analysis, and fresh perspectives on technological advances and groundbreaking research, Physics Today informs readers about science and its role in society. Members of the AAS, an AIP Member Society, automatically receive free print and online subscriptions to the magazine. Physics Today Online, the magazine’s internet home, presents an enhanced digital edition and provides a valuable online archive.

Physics Today July 2021In the July 2021 Issue

Asteroids in the Inner Solar System
Observations and computer simulations of their orbits and interactions with planets yield insights into the asteroids’ dynamic lives. — Sarah Greenstreet

Soviet Uranium Boosters
In the Soviet Union, private entrepreneurship was largely forbidden, and scientists were in charge of prospecting for radioactive minerals. Their work in the early 20th century laid the basis for the Soviet nuclear project. — Robynne Mellor

Lead-208 Nuclei Have Thick Skins
A precise measurement of the nucleons’ radial extent constrains models of dense nuclear matter. — Christine Middleton

Universities Ramp up Efforts to Improve Faculty Gender Balance and Work Climate in STEM
Small actions can cumulatively lead to big advances. — Toni Feder

Macroscopic Systems Can Be Controllably Entangled and Limitlessly Measured
Two oscillating membranes demonstrate correlations forbidden by classical physics. — Rachel Berkowitz

ARPA–E Explores Paths to Emissions-Free Metal Making
The agency is seeking advice from industry and academia on how to make mining, smelting, and remediation less polluting and more energy efficient. — David Kramer

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