July 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Hua Liu, American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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A Raft of Soap Bubbles Remembers Its Past
Information can be encoded in, and extracted from, the ostensibly random arrangement of a soft glass. — Johanna L. Miller
Fifty years after Apollo 11, the US spaceflight program is juggling political and technological factors as it moves toward the red planet, its ultimate destination. — David Kramer
Neutron-Rich Matter in Heaven and on Earth
Despite a length-scale difference of 18 orders of magnitude, the internal structure of neutron stars and the spatial distribution of neutrons in atomic nuclei are profoundly connected. — Christine Middleton
The Scientific Legacy of the Apollo Program
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Together, the six Apollo landings laid the foundation for modern planetary science. — Brad Jolliff and Mark Robinson
Getting to Know Mileva Marić
A review of Allen Esterson and David C. Cassidy’s Einstein’s Wife: The Real Story of Mileva Einstein-Marić. — Alberto A. Martínez
Self-Driving Cars Find Their Way in the World
Sensors, sophisticated algorithms, and powerful onboard computing are the essential ingredients. — Colin McCormick
...and much more!