June 2022 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Susanna Kohler American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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In the June 2022 Issue
A Quantum Lab in a Beam
Advances in electron microscopy have revolutionized atomic-scale imaging, characterization, and manipulation of materials.
— Sergei V. Kalinin, Stephen Jesse, and Andrew R. Lupini
Why Did the Three Mile Island Unit 1 Reactor Close?
Navigating the future of US commercial nuclear power requires understanding how regional energy markets, state regulations, and community activism influence the life span of nuclear plants. — Hannah Pell, Ryan Hearty, and David Allard
W-boson Mass Hints at Physics beyond the Standard Model
Nearly a decade of collisions and a decade of analysis yield the fundamental particle’s mass with the highest precision to date. — Heather M. Hill
In Ukraine, Science Will Need Rebuilding Postwar; in Russia, Its Isolation Could Endure
The impulse to help Ukrainian scientists is widespread. But balancing sanctions against Russia while keeping open bridges of communication is tricky and controversial. — Toni Feder
Photonic Waveguides Shed Their Cladding
The slimmed-down conduits avoid cross talk between adjacent channels by using materials that support different wave modes. — Christine Middleton
Carbon Dioxide Removal Is Suddenly Obtaining Credibility and Support
The question about carbon extraction is no longer if it will be needed, but whether it can be scaled up quickly enough. — David Kramer