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July 1995 (Volume 4, Number 7)

Physical Review's Greatest Hits

Hans BetheHans Bethe, a pioneer of nuclear physics, was a featured speaker at the Tuesday evening reception celebrating the publication of the Physical Review-The First Hundred Years. Edited by Henry Stroke (New York University), the volume contains reprints of 200 seminal research papers in physics, accompanied by a CD-ROM with a total of 1,000 articles. Together they chronicle not only the growth of modern physics, but also the development of issues that have had a profound impact on the cultural and technological history of the 20th century: Quantum uncertainty, nuclear fission, medical imaging, and the invention of transistors, lasers, and probe microscopes.

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin

July 1995 (Volume 4, Number 7)

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Articles in this Issue
MACHOs, Unity Session Mark 1995 April Meeting
Physical Review's Greatest Hits
Inside the Beltway: Science Funding Facing 35 Percent Cut By Year 2000
Changing Role of Science in Society Featured at Unity Session
APS Council Adopts Statement on EMFs and Public Health
Researchers Develop New MRI Technique To Better Image Lungs
Media Reps Offer Ways To Bridge Gap Between Scientists and Public
Plasmas Offer Hope of Improved Environmental Clean-Up Techniques
MACHO Project Makes First Detection of Dark Matter in Milky Way
Neutron Lifetimes Could Yield Insights into "Weak Force"
New Measurements of G Deepen Uncertainties About its Value
Book Review
In Brief
APS Views
Scientists Influencing Washington: Making Our Voices Heard
Teach the Ones You're With
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