March 16, 2009 - Largest Physics Meeting of the Year, in Pittsburgh
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College Park, MD (February 3, 2009) -- The March Meeting of the American Physical Society, the largest physics meeting of the year, will take place March 16-20, 2009 in Pittsburgh at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Scientists from around the world will present more than 7,000 papers on the latest cutting-edge research in condensed matter physics, new materials, chemical and biological physics, fluids, polymers, and computational physics. A number of sessions will also address the role of physics in industry and various other settings, such as its relevance to education in developing nations, the quantitative study of paintings, and climate change mitigation.
Descriptions of Selected Topics
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Headquartered in College Park, MD, the American Institute of Physics is a not-for-profit membership corporation chartered in New York State in 1931 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. Web site: http://www.aip.org.
The American Physical Society (www.aps.org) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities. APS represents over 51,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, DC.