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Multimessenger astronomy observation of kilonova GW 170817 is Physics World 2017 Breakthrough of the Year

                        The Physics World 2017 Breakthrough of the Year  goes to the international team of astronomers and astrophysicists that ushered in a new era of astronomy by making the first ever multimessenger astronomy observation involving gravitational waves.

11 Dec 2017

Celebrate the end of Saturn mission with a free ebook – The Ringed Planet

Today, Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft will point itself toward the surface of Saturn, and end with a crash its 13-year mission delving into the mysteries of the ringed planet’s system.

15 Sep 2017

ORCID scheme introduced across all IOP Publishing journals

As part of IOP Publishing’s commitment to ensuring researchers get full credit for their work, we are now requiring ORCID identifiers for all corresponding authors submitting their work to IOP Publishing-owned journals.

11 Sep 2017

IOP Publishing in News

Many of IOP's products, people and developments regularly appear in the media. A selection of this coverage is listed below. IOP Publishing is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Did cutting edge optics help Rembrandt draw self-portraits?

Covered by The New York Times, The Times, The Daily Mail and The Smithsonian

14 Jul 2016

Knuckleball machine delivers soccer science

Covered by The Daily Mail, Discovery News' Seeker and Gizmodo

13 Jul 2016

KM3NeT unveils detailed plans for largest neutrino telescope in the world

Covered by The Daily Mail, International Business Times and Popular Science

24 Jun 2016

Radical pair analysis overcomes hurdle in theory of how birds navigate

Covered by The Washington Post

9 Jun 2016

Addressing antibiotic resistance: breath analysis aims to reduce unnecessary prescriptions

Covered by The Daily Mail, Medical News Today and Medical Daily

8 Jun 2016

Research News

More ambitious climate targets could save coastal ecosystems

The difference between the Paris climate agreement’s two alternative temperature targets – 1.5°C (2.7°F) and 2.0°C (3.6°F) above pre-industrial levels – may be the difference between life and death for some coastal ecosystems threatened by sea-level rise.

13 Dec 2017

Superconducting qubit 3d integration prospects bolstered by new research

Researchers from Google and the University of California Santa Barbara have taken an important step towards the goal of building a large-scale quantum computer.

30 Nov 2017

Model sheds new light on pathogen cooperation

New approaches are needed to control the spread of epidemic diseases, according to the developers of a new model of the way pathogens can ‘cooperate’.

15 Nov 2017

Air quality and health in US will improve from other nations’ actions to slow climate change

The USA will benefit from improved air quality in the future, through actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions both domestically and globally.

14 Nov 2017

Study: Air pollution battle is crucial to China’s public health

China’s measures to improve air quality are working, but more stringent policies should be put in place to safeguard public health, a new study has shown.

7 Nov 2017

Research Notes of the AAS are back and better than ever

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) and its publications partner the Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing announce the return of Research Notes of the AAS (RNAAS) – short communications for the rapid publication and distribution of new and exciting results.

30 Oct 2017

A mission to Mars could make its own oxygen, thanks to plasma technology

Plasma technology could hold the key to creating a sustainable oxygen supply on Mars, a new study has found.

18 Oct 2017