Highlights Physics World  December 2017

Features: Jennifer Ouellette on whether an “inverse” Mpemba effect exists

Doubly magic nickel-78

Letter signed by 700 researchers after misconduct allegations

News & Analysis: Bristol unveils plans for quantum-technology centre

News & Analysis: UK funds data science

News & Analysis: Cold atoms open new cosmic vista

Critical Point: Frankenstein on stage

Feature: A salty safety solution

Reviews: A day in the life

Philip Moriarty on Tom Nichols’ The Death of Expertise

Reviews: How to build a planet

Reviews: What makes a mathematician

Reviews: A grand tour

Reviews: The many faces of Fermi

A random walk to quantum computing

Careers: Once a physicist: Apoorva Jayaraman

The latest physics jobs and courses

Competition: A very LIGO Christmas