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Physics World is the world's leading physics magazine. Every month it brings you features from the world's top physicists and science writers, comprehensive news and analysis, incisive opinion pieces, sound careers advice, reviews of the best new books and multimedia, and the ever-popular Lateral Thoughts page.

This fully searchable online PDF archive contains every issue of Physics World published since its launch in 1988. To date, it contains more than 11,000 articles in an easy to read, searchable PDF format for reading online and offline. 

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