Physics World helps scientists working in academic and industrial research stay up to date with the latest breakthroughs in physics and interdisciplinary science. Its international readership receives a unique mix of daily news, opinion and analysis from an award-winning team.


Physics World is the world’s leading physics magazine. Each issue of Physics World covers the big stories and key issues that matter to scientists in all parts of the world. In addition to the monthly magazine, the Physics World team also produce:

Physics World Focus
Covering a specific industry sector, our Focus series examines how physics-based technologies drive business innovation and commercial growth.

Physics World Special Reports
Physics World is the only physics magazine with a truly global agenda. Our regional special reports highlight the challenges and opportunities for science in specific geographic regions.

Physics World Careers
Showcasing the diverse range of career opportunities available to physics graduates, this annual guide includes insightful case studies and sound careers advice to help early-career scientists make informed choices about their future.

Physics World Discovery
This series of short-form ebooks offers expert insights into some of the hottest topics in physics. The Physics World Discovery collection is an ideal starting point for anyone seeking to understand these fast-moving fields.


More content, more writers, more coverage

Physics World is the number-one science news service for professional physicists and interdisciplinary scientists working in academic research and industry.

We aim to be the most trusted and respected provider of news and commentary for the global science community. Our writers and editors combine deep scientific knowledge with a passion for uncovering and communicating the stories that matter. Bringing together leading voices from across the scientific community to deliver editorial coverage that is accurate, balanced and thought-provoking, we aim to reflect the increasingly cross-disciplinary and international nature of scientific research.

Covering a wider range of science news than ever before, we now extensively cover topics from a broad range of disciplines including medical physics, materials science and environment and energy.