1 November 2022

November 2022 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail

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.

In the November 2022 Issue

November 2022 Physics Today cover

A Journey to Touch the Sun
The Parker Solar Probe is braving extreme conditions to explore the mysterious solar corona, a region that harbors some of the most difficult-to-understand phenomena in astrophysics. — Nour E. Raouafi

Polariton Condensates Show Their Nonequilibrium Side
Although similar to ultracold atomic gases, fluids of quasiparticles in a solid have more in common with forest fires. — Johanna L. Miller

MemComputing: When Memory Becomes a Computing Tool
A physical system that retrieves information from the past and acts on it appropriately can efficiently solve difficult combinatorial-optimization problems. — Max Di Ventra

Paul Langevin, U-Boats, and Ultrasonics
Created in 1917 to detect German U-boats, Paul Langevin’s piezoelectric quartz transducer remains the foundation of all modern ultrasonic techniques. — Francis Duck

Philanthropy Plays a Growing Role in Funding US Physical Sciences
To buy equipment, build infrastructure, foster collaborations, and more, scientists are benefitting from — and relying on — private money. — Toni Feder

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