www.sharonannholgate.com
Between 1997 and 2000, I wrote news stories and a book review for New Scientist.  The articles listed here can be viewed online by following the respective links.

Molecular chopsticks

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
December 18 1999

    Article about nanotweezers with arms made from carbon nanotubes. Read it here.



Glowing report

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
September 18 1999

    Article about detecting impact damage to carbon composite aircraft components. Read it here.


The point of physics

by Sharon Ann Holgate

New Scientist
April 10 1999


    Review of Physics in the 20th Century by Curt Suplee, Abrams, ISBN 0810943646. Read it here.



  
Great vibes from big surf

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
October 31 1998

    Article about a system for detecting gravitational waves from black holes. Read it here. 



A perfect fit

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
August 29 1998

    Article about an optical profile measurement device for contact lenses. Read it here.




Sensing is believing 

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
August 15 1998

    Article about a device for testing integrated circuits. Read it here. 




Sensor in a bubble

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
March 28 1998

    Article about a system for monitoring water quality. Read it here.




Nosy doctor's aide sniffs out disease

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
January 31 1998

    Article about an electronic nose. Read it here.




Forgeries foiled

by Sharon Ann Holgate
New Scientist
July 5 1997

    Article about a magnetic microscope. Read it here.