There’s a reason that physics breakthroughs don’t always grab front-page headlines. It’s just about impossible to break many of these discoveries down to a few excited words. But that’s why we have end-of-the-year round-ups. The American Institute of Physics has just released its top ten stories of 2007, so if some of them slipped past your radar in the preceding twelve months, now’s the time to catch up on Gravity Probe B (pictured here) results, neutrino mysteries, cosmic rays, Bose Einstein condensates, and more.

Read about them here.—Gregory Mone

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