The THES is taking a Christmas break and will be back on the news stands on January 5 2001. Online daily news updates will resume on January 3.
Coming up in the next edition:
Lifelong learning: confidence booster or con trick?
Jon Turney interviews John Barrow about the joy of maths
Coping with the communist and Nazi legacies: Catherine Merridale's Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Russia and Ian Kershaw's Hitler. Focus: chemistry and geology
One hundred years of the quantum: special report
A female powerhouse in Milwaukee