physics

Take a journey to the limits of common sense

Einstein Year 2005

The Institute of Physics and Rambert Dance Company are planning to celebrate the theories of Einstein through dance.
  • Optional maths - should students be able to give up maths at age 14?
  • Outer space - In what will now be a regular feature, mathematician and cosmologist John D. Barrow shares some maths that's amused and intrigued him.
  • Readers' corner- More Strange activities for last issue's Ship of Fools!
Mathematics makes a clean sweep in the Nobel Prizes.
Science writer and exhibition researcher Alison Boyle tells Plus about her work creating up-to-the-minute news exhibits at the Science Museum in London.