Collections

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    Machine learning is becoming a familiar tool in all aspects of physics research: in experiments from experimental design and optimization, to data acquisition and analysis; in numerical simulation and even in theory.

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    At Nature Reviews, editors work closely with authors and referees to create high-quality, timely and accessible resources for the scientific community.

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    In 2022 we will celebrate four decades of quantum computing by looking back at the milestones of the field and forward at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi for their advances in complex physical systems. In

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    2020 was a year of economic turmoil in many parts of the world — and 2021 promises much of the same.

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    In this collection we highlight the latest progress in our ability to sense and image the world around us.

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    In this collection we explore the rapid development of multi-messenger astrophysics, an inter-disciplinary field that expands our understanding of the most violent astrophysical processes and reshapes the way science is done in terms of big collaborations, instruments and data.

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    The discovery of the quantum Hall effect in 1980 marked a turning point in condensed matter physics.

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    In this Focus issue we look back at the first decade of X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs). In a series of six Comment pieces, leading scientists discuss the challenges in making XFEL science routine and outline the opportunities that lie ahead.

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    In this collection we put together updates from big science facilities and big collaborations around the world: new instrumentation, upgrades, data releases, funding, upcoming projects and missions.

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    To celebrate the first anniversary of Nature Reviews Physics, the editors have curated a Collection showcasing the diverse range of topics that the journal has published across all fields of physics.

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    Network science is now a mature research field, whose growth was catalysed by the introduction of the ‘small world’ network model in 1998.

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