Highlights Physics World  August 2020

Features: How physics is helping with NASCAR racing safety

Why closing your toilet seat is the wise COVID-19 choice

Frontiers: Bose–Einstein condensate made on ISS

News: CERN Council gives go-ahead to new collider

News: First winners of Bell Burnell fellowships announced

News: Martin Rees on UK’s post-Brexit R&D roadmap

News: Chinese researchers return from the pandemic

News: Doyne Farmer reveals COVID-19’s business impact

Forum: Why is the Higgs boson still not on school curricula?

Transactions: The innovations inspired by COVID-19

What COVID-19 has revealed about science

Your thoughts on fighting flat-Earthers

Features: Your electric-car charging questions answered

Features: How to hack a self-driving car

Features: Vibrations that are vital for vehicles

Reviews: Four top picks for your holiday reading

Careers: Corey Gray: life as an Indigenous physicist at LIGO

The latest physics jobs and courses

Test your physics trivia with this summer quiz