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Thermal/Electric Invisibility Cloak
November 21, 2014
A new invisibility cloak simultaneously works for heat flow and electrical current.
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Atomic Wristwatch
November 20, 2014
Portable, stable atomic clocks may soon be small enough to fit in your pocket or on your wrist.
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Artificial Magnetic Fields
November 20, 2014
Quantum mechanics may allow bizarre types of magnetic fields.
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How Gravity Saved the Universe
November 20, 2014
Gravity may have prevented the universe from collapsing immediately after the Big Bang.
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APS Council Ratifies Membership Vote to Adopt New Constitution & Bylaws

On November 15, the APS Council voted unanimously to go forward with the revised Constitution & Bylaws. This follows a vote in which 94% of participating members approved the changes. Upon filing of the new Articles of Incorporation in the District of Columbia, the changes go into effect on November 17.
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Retiring Representative Rush Holt to Take Helm at AAAS Retiring Representative Rush Holt to Take Helm at AAAS
Colleagues and supporters spoke fondly of physicist-turned-congressman Rush Holt (D-N.J.) at a congressional farewell party cohosted by APS.
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vote APS Members Vote Yes on Corporate Reform
Members of APS voted to adopt new Articles of Incorporation and a revised Constitution & Bylaws. Of members who voted, 94.1% voted in favor of governance changes, while 5.9% were opposed.
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Mildred DresselhausFormer APS President Honored with Medal of Freedom
Former APS President Mildred Dresselhaus of MIT, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award.
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RedmayneAPS and Smithsonian Roll Out Red Carpet for The Theory of Everything
APS cohosted the Washington, D.C. premiere of the new Stephen Hawking biopic.
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Review of APS Climate Change StatementUpdate on Review of APS Climate Change Statement
The APS Council and Executive Board are slated to review the draft statement on climate change this month.
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APS HonorsCongratulations to New APS Prize & Award Recipients
APS prizes and awards recognize outstanding achievements in research, education, and public service.
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Head of Higgs Discovery Team to Lead CERNHead of Higgs Discovery Team to Lead CERN
CERN announced that its next director general will be Fabiola Gianotti, the Italian physicist in charge of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC.
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APS March Meeting 2015


March 2-6, 2015
San Antonio, TX
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Honors Spotlight

2015 APS Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics Recipient

Essig Rouven Essig
State University of New York, Stony Brook


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