Articles in 2018

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  • Jay Hendricks tells about ongoing work to change the realization and dissemination of the pascal, which will lead to the elimination of mercury-barometer pressure standards.

    • Jay Hendricks
    Measure for Measure
  • Technological innovation seems to be dominated by chance. But a new mathematical analysis suggests we might be able to anticipate when seemingly useless technologies become keystones of more complex environments.

    • César A. Hidalgo
    News & Views
  • As we move beyond the twentieth anniversary of the teleportation of a quantum state, it's clear that the coming years will be just as fruitful.

    • Anton Zeilinger
    Commentary
  • This Review Article outlines the exploration of the interplay between parity–time symmetry and non-Hermitian physics in optics, plasmonics and optomechanics.

    • Ramy El-Ganainy
    • Konstantinos G. Makris
    • Demetrios N. Christodoulides
    Review Article
  • It seems obvious that restricting travel should help prevent the surge of epidemics. But a new mathematical analysis now demonstrates that mobility often reduces the heterogeneity in population distributions, thereby lowering the epidemic risk.

    • Samuel V. Scarpino
    News & Views