THE EVENTS CALENDAR enables the community to post, edit, and read about upcoming events. Department listings include conferences, schools, workshops, symposiums, and webinars.
THE DAYSIDE is the blog of Charles Day, Physics Today’s online editor. His short essays traverse the physics landscape and beyond.
NEWS PICKS appears every weekday. Selected and written by Physics Today staff, the short items are self-contained summaries of news and opinion from major media outlets.
DOWN TO EARTH Correspondent Rachel Berkowitz offers news and updates on the latest research from the Earth sciences community.
BOOKENDS delivers reports, reviews, and interviews about books of interest to the physical sciences community.
OBITUARIES lists notices and user-submitted obituaries of recently deceased colleagues.
PHYSICS UPDATE contains concise yet thorough accounts of research papers from journals devoted to physics and the physical sciences. Items are selected and written by Physics Today staff. After publication online, some of the items later appear in the print issue.
POINTS OF VIEW is a forum for commentaries, opinions, reminiscences, and other personal essays. Items are written by members of the physical sciences community and by Physics Today staff. Comments and submissions from readers are especially welcome.
POLITICS AND POLICY presents timely reports from the world of politics and science policy. Coverage intensifies during US presidential campaigns.
SCIENCE AND THE MEDIA examines how science is represented in popular media. The entries are written by AIP’s media analyst Steve Corneliussen.
SINGULARITIES covers people in the physics community and their activities. It includes conference reports, profiles, and interviews.
WE HEAR THAT reports on awards, contracts, and society news.