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Submitted by plusadmin on December 1, 1999
This special double issue of
is cause for celebration: both of the endeavours of physics to understand our Universe, and of the
writers of tomorrow
who may help explain it. We explore the frontiers of modern physics: searching for
in space and
exotic particles in the LHC
, looking through the
Hubble Space Telescope
, imagining a
, and wrestling with one of the
biggest problems in modern physics
. And the winners of the
new writers award 2009
most beautiful equation of them all
, explain the
, and unveil the
curse of good looks
. We raise a toast to mathematics and physics — to all the explorers of the new frontiers and the new writers who can take us there!
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Kepler discovers five new worlds
The telescope discovers the oldest solar system to date.
Who's looking at you?
Observers are, of course, vital in physics: we test our theories by comparing them to our observations. But...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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