Press Releases

APS issues press releases on research news, Society activities, and other physics tips.

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2017
February 14, 2017 - A new study addresses the reasons why STEM students shy away from teaching as a career and offers ways to counter the trend.
 
2016
December 13, 2016 - American Physical Society Establishes Norman F. Ramsey Prize
 
October 24, 2016 - Call for Submissions: Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge
 
October 11, 2016 - Spring 2017 American Physical Society Prizes and Awards Announced
 
October 11, 2016 - American Physical Society Announces 2016 Fellows
 
October 11, 2016 - Preparing Physics Students for Diverse Careers
 
October 6, 2016 - Scientific Societies Establish Unique Partnership with Vendors to Address Helium Crisis, Congress Takes Bi-Partisan Action
 
October 4, 2016 - Theories of Exotic States of Matter Win 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics
 
September 27, 2016 - NSF INCLUDES Grant Expands Effort to Diversify Graduate Physics Programs
 
September 21, 2016 - Daniel Kleppner Wins 2017 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research
 
August 4, 2016 - Discriminatory North Carolina Restroom Law Prompts Major Scientific Society to Move Annual Meeting
 
July 20, 2016 - Ellen Gould Zweibel Wins 2016 Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics
 
July 20, 2016 - Tammy Ma Wins 2016 Thomas H. Stix Award for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Plasma Physics Research
 
July 20, 2016 - Ivan Marusic Wins 2016 Stanley Corrsin Award for Fluid Dynamics Research
 
July 20, 2016 - Howard Alvin Stone Wins 2016 Fluid Dynamics Prize
 
July 20, 2016 - James Bailey Wins 2016 John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research
 
June 23, 2016 - American Physical Society Appoints New Editor in Chief
 
May 31, 2016 - LISA Pathfinder research verified that we can put an object in near perfect free fall.
 
May 13, 2016 - American Society for Microbiology Launches the Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge In Partnership with Two Leading Scientific Societies
 
March 10, 2016 - American Physical Society Establishes a New Quantum Computing Award with an Endowment from IBM Research
 
February 12, 2016 - LIGO Gravitational Wave Triumph Proves Science Funding Pays Off
 
February 11, 2016 - APS Congratulates LIGO Scientific Collaboration Scientists for Historic Discovery
 
February 10, 2016 - APS Notes President’s FY’17 Aspirational Budget for Science

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