2013 has been an exciting year for physics. Voyager left the solar system; a cosmic ray source was confirmed; India launched a mission to Mars and China landed a spacecraft on the Moon; some scientists preserved a quantum state for 39 minutes; there was a carbon nanotube computer!Listen to this week's Physics Central Podcast
to hear more about these stories, and check out these other round-ups of the best science stories of 2013: Discover Magazine's top 100 Science Stories of 2013
; Physics World top breakthroughs of the year
(number 1 goes to IceCube for discovering new sources of cosmic neutrinos. Learn more about that in our podcast
Happy New Year, everyone! We'll be back with a weekly edition of the Physics Central Podcast on January 8!