February 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Hua Liu, American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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Ireland’s Scientists Seek a Shift in Support toward Basic Research
Their wish list: Support creativity and theoretical disciplines, maintain links with UK colleagues amid the uncertainty of Brexit, and continue the strong ties with industry that helped the country recover from deep recession. — Toni Feder
Side Trips on the Road to Fusion
A private company pursuing an alternative path to fusion energy is banking on revenues from inventions it makes along the way. — David Kramer
An Unexpected Spin Flip Alters the Course of a Chemical Reaction
Careful analysis of a bimolecular collision reveals that gas-phase chemistry still holds surprises. — Johanna L. Miller
...and much more!