APS in the News
APS Turns 114!
On May 20, 1899, the American Physical Society was founded when 36 physicists gathered at Columbia University for that purpose.
APS Fellow Ernest J. Moniz Confirmed U.S. Energy Secretary
The Senate today confirmed Ernest J. Moniz as U.S. Energy Secretary. A physics professor at MIT, Moniz serves on the President's Council of Advisors for Science and Technology. His research interests include energy, science and technology, and national security policy. Previously, he served as Under Secretary of the Department of Energy from 1997-2001.
APS Election: Vote Now!
The APS annual general election is open until June 28 to all members. Vote now for Vice President, International Councilor, General Councilor, and Chair-Elect of the APS Nominating Committee. Your vote can have an impact on the future of the society as we elect new leaders.
Topical Group on Physics Education Research
The newest APS Unit's objective is the advancement and diffusion of knowledge concerning the learning and teaching of physics. This knowledge is based on studies ranging from individuals to institutional practices, from neural and cognitive processes to social and contextual components of education, from basic research to educational practices in physics.
APS Proposed K-12 Education Statement
APS members have the opportunity to read and comment on a draft statement on K-12 Education being considered for Council approval as an official APS statement.