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  • Editorial |

    The pursuit of connections both within and between disparate disciplines is a powerful driver for new understanding.

    Nature Physics 16, 113
  • Comments and Opinion |

    The struggles of marginalized students, mentees and peers in astronomy and physics can be amplified by negative ‘fixed’ mindsets. Here are ways we can address mindset in our labs, our classrooms and ourselves.

    • Adam J. Burgasser
    Nature Astronomy 3, 1038-1040
  • Comments and Opinion |

    M. Pilar Gil and Eli Zysman-Colman look back at the history of two periodic tables that date from the late nineteenth century.

    • M. Pilar Gil
    •  & Eli Zysman-Colman
    Nature Chemistry 11, 757-759
  • Comments and Opinion |

    Three academics who are active on social media explore the motivations for and benefits of engaging with social media, as well as its costs and risks. Overall, they conclude there is a net benefit for themselves, their employers and wider society.

    • Ben Britton
    • , Chris Jackson
    •  & Jessica Wade