APS in the News

Ancient Universe Expansion Measured
April 8, 2014
Physicists have measured the rate of expansion of the universe 10.8 billion years ago with unprecedented precision.
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Big Bird Neutrino Detected
April 7, 2014
Physicists working on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have found the highest energy neutrino yet, and nicknamed it Big Bird.
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Dark Matter at the Galactic Center
April 7, 2014
Some gamma rays coming from the center of the Milky Way could result from the annihilation of dark matter particles.
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Earthquake Deflection
April 6, 2014
A proposed earthquake cloak could shield cities from tremors by deflecting incoming energy.
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PhysTEC Request for Proposals for New Sites

PhysTECThe Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) project is soliciting proposals for new sites. The program provides funding to institutions to educate greater numbers of highly qualified physics teachers.
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APS 2013 Annual Report Now Available

2013 Annual ReportThe APS Annual Report provides an overview of the society's activities and achievements in 2013, as well as a summary of financial operations for the year.
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APS Collecting Signatures to
Free Omid Kokabee

APS will raise awareness and collect signatures at the April Meeting to petition for the release of imprisoned physics student and APS member Omid Kokabee.
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April Issue of APS News

In this issue: Research recap from the APS March Meeting, introducing APS Local Links, physicists in international aid, and more.
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Change at the top for Argonne

APS Fellow Peter Littlewood was named the new head of the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
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Wang Mu Joins PRL

Wang Mu of Nanjing University has been appointed Associate Editor of Physical Review Letters and Outreach Coordinator for the APS Journals in China.
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2014 Outstanding Referees

APS Journal Editors have selected 143 new Outstanding Referees for 2014, out of more than 50,000 active referees.
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APS April Meeting 2014

More than 1,000 physicists and students met in Savannah, GA to present research in nearly 200 contributed and invited sessions, including three plenary sessions. In one plenary session, Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke to a packed room on science communication and social media.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson at the APS April Meeting 2014

APS Corporate Reform

A new webpage provides background information and opportunity for member comment on APS Corporate Reform.
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