Highlights Physics World  August 2022

How can Newton’s laws help spot fraudulent car-crash claims?

Quanta: The physics of the perfect burger

Frontiers: Could aliens be using quantum signals?

News: Applied physicist Arati Prabhakar for top US science job

News: Peter Higgs on CERN’s anniversary tribute to his boson

News: James Webb telescope reveals first images of cosmos

Chinese scientists target net-zero by 2050

Forum: Caitlin Duffy on how PhD students can avoid burnout

Robert P Crease: why I loved the G4G14 meeting

Transactions: Why we’ll need lots of magnets to turn the economy green

Features: Satyajit Ray – film director who blended art and science

Features: Giving glass extra functionality and performance

Book review: <em>A Brief History of Timekeeping</em> by Chad Orzel

Book review: <em>The Invisible Universe</em> by Matthew Bothwell

Oliver Grimston: from intern to BP chief of staff

Careers: Documentary film maker Taghi Amirani

The latest physics jobs and courses

Quiz: Can you identify the first lines of science books?