Monthly archives: December, 2016

Brian Cox shares his cultural highlights

Spaceships. Aliens. Gold platform boots? The TV physicist’s childhood obsessions with space and David Bowie made him who he is today Martin Amis’s autobiography, Experience, is brilliantly written, and I also recently enjoyed Norman Mailer’s Of A Fire On The Moon My movie magic The chest-burster scene in Alien was shocking, but I was more interested in …

Street Style: The Best of 2016

By STUART EMMRICH DEC. 28, 2016 Throughout the year, as the fashion tribe migrates from New York to London to Milan and Paris, and then repeats that same process six months later, many of the most eye-catching looks are found not only on the runways, but also on the streets outside. Some are worn by familiar faces, like …

Einstein in an iron crystal

Angle-resolved photoemission spectra of an iron sample dependent on the direction of magnetization. Copyright: Forschungszentrum Jülich Tiny relativistic effects form the basis of the functionalities in modern technology, as exemplified in magnetic hard disks and data storage media. Now for the first time, scientists have directly observed features in an electronic structure that could not be …