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Physics of Complex Systems

The Pearling Effect
01.05.1999

A theoretical physicist, a biologist and and a materials scientist walked into a lab...

Life's Twists and Turns
01.05.1999
Communication between physicists and biologists is leading to new insights into DNA...
Absolute Zero
01.10.1998

High-tech "traps" for atoms keep them cool and in the dark

Fire on the Move
01.09.1998
Fire is a formidable foe, its destructive power usually advancing rapidly in chaotic patterns. Now...
Clusters, Computers and the Human Brain
01.05.1998
How does our brain cope with the enormous flux of information that bombards our senses? One important neural strategy is the...
Solitons: The Wave of the Future
01.05.1997
What do water in a narrow canal, light pulses and communication lines have in common?
More Bytes for the Buck
01.11.1996
To boost the storage capacity of tomorrow's computers, information is digitally recorded on optical disks and read by a laser....

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