Features

Thought provoking articles from physics.org, putting a different spin on physics.

The physics.org web awards

26/08/2010


Dendronautics - A bird's eye view

Dendronautics - A bird's eye view

24/08/2010

Why airships could be the next big thing for rainforest canopy exploration.


Diamond Light Source - A researcher's best friend

 Diamond Light Source  - A researcher's best friend

19/07/2010

Now in its fourth year of operation, Diamond is more than worth its weight in gold.


Laser pest control

Laser pest control

12/05/2010

Ever dream of shooting down annoying mosquitoes with a laser gun? With the Photonic Fence, you can.


Windbelt - Reinventing wind power

Windbelt - Reinventing wind power

22/04/2010

Think about wind energy, and chances are you’ll picture a wind turbine. If so, it’s time to think again.


Alien spotting comes down to Earth

Alien spotting comes down to Earth

26/03/2010

Spying on little green men or other extraterrestrial life forms just got a whole lot easier.


6 Things you may not know about the afterglow of the big bang

6 Things you may not know about the afterglow of the big bang

24/02/2010

Marcus Chown tells us all about the ‘afterglow of creation’ – commonly known as the cosmic background radiation.


Hyperthermia - Cancer therapy hots up

Hyperthermia - Cancer therapy hots up

12/02/2010

Forget surgery: in a few years’ time, cancerous tumours might be kept in check with a new treatment using heat.


Satellites on the blink

Satellites on the blink

21/01/2010

There are over 500 of them keeping a watchful eye over us from the skies... No, not guardian angels, satellites. Could we cope without them?


Emotionally adaptive gaming

Emotionally adaptive gaming

18/12/2009

Ever thrown a video game controller at the wall in frustration? Emotionally adaptive gaming might not solve your anger management issues, but it could help.