March 2019 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Hua Liu, American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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White Dwarfs Crystallize as They Cool
A new star survey and statistical analysis vindicate a 50-year-old theory. — R. Mark Wilson
Exoplanet Research Evolves with Statistical and Technological Advances
Astronomers, chemists, geologists, astrobiologists, and other scientists are working to decode how planetary systems form and to find extraterrestrial life. — Toni Feder
Ernest Lawrence’s Brilliant Failure
Lawrence, the creator of the cyclotron, also tried to bring the first color TV to American consumers. The story of his efforts reveals how the history of television was connected to physics and the military. — Joshua Roebke
Machine Learning Meets Quantum Physics
The marriage of the two fields may give birth to a new research frontier that could transform them both. — Sankar Das Sarma, Dong-Ling Deng, and Lu-Ming Duan
A Bird’s-Eye Overview of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy
A review of Michele Maggiore's Gravitational Waves, Volume 2. — Emanuele Berti
...and much more!