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Lightning and Cosmic Rays
April 23, 2015
Cosmic rays could help to illuminate the origin of lightning.
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Artificial Intelligence Ethics
April 21, 2015
One physicist hopes to ensure that increasingly intelligent machines remain aligned with human values.
Gray Arrow Article: Quanta Magazine
Gray Arrow Abstract: APS March Meeting 2015

Antenna-on-Chip
April 21, 2015
Novel wireless antennas are small enough to squeeze onto computer chips.
Gray Arrow Article: The Engineer
Gray Arrow Abstract: Physical Review Letters

Better Black Hole Models
April 20, 2015
Three-dimensional simulations of colliding black holes hailed as most realistic yet.
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APS April Meeting 2015APS April Meeting 2015
April Meeting attendees presented more than 1,200 talks in over 200 sessions, including 70 invited sessions.
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2014 Annual ReportAPS 2014 Annual Report Now Available
The annual report provides an overview of the Society's activities and achievements in 2014, as well as a summary of financial operations for the year.
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Honors Spotlight

2015 APS Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics Recipient

Wynne James J. Wynne
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center


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