March / April 2003

ASTRONOMY

Astronomical software will help detect telescope faults

A data management software system now being installed in the UK will save astronomers precious time, and even tell them when their equipment is not working as it should. Phillip Hill reports

FLUID DYNAMICS

Going with the flow

Ray Girvan looks at the ubiquitous but little-understood Navier-Stokes equations

LIMS

taking lims under your wing

Tom Wilkie looks at developments within Labworks as, under new ownership, it sets its sights on the global stage

LIMS: SECTOR REPORT

Electronic impetus mounts

Once again the paperless laboratory, particularly in connection with the US Food and Drug Administration's Rule 21 CFR Part 11, is one of the main themes in the latest crop of LIMS advances and announcements. By Phillip Hill

PROFILE: Mary Wheeler

Playing the numbers game

John Murphy profiles the legendary Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin