1 February 2023

February 2023 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 February 2023 Issue

February 2023 Physics Today cover

Clogging: The Self-Sabotage of Suspensions
Whether it’s pipes, highways, or arteries that are clogged, stopping the flow is always inconvenient and sometimes dangerous. — Brian Dincau, Emilie Dressaire, and Alban Sauret

Accelerating Astrophysics with the SpaceX Starship
By substantially increasing the mass and volume of its reusable transportation system without raising costs, SpaceX may enable NASA to implement future missions years ahead of schedule. — Martin Elvis, Charles Lawrence, and Sara Seager

Commentary: Astronomy from Space after the JWST
Fiona Harrison and Robert Kennicutt

Neighboring Stars Shaped a Planetary Nebula
Early images from the JWST reveal previously unseen fingerprints of stellar interactions with a dying star. — Heather M. Hill

Sunspots and Their Cycle
These dark blemishes on stars are key to understanding the interaction of strong magnetic fields and dynamic plasma. — Jay Pasachoff, Dan Seaton, and Kevin Reardon

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