|APS and AAPT Launch The Campaign for Physics|
The APS and AAPT have officially launched a jointly sponsored Campaign for Physics to raise $5 million in support of science education reform.
|Laser Spectroscopy Applications Featured at ILS-XI Meeting|
More than 1700 optical and laser scientists gathered for the 11th annual Interdisciplinary Laser Science Conference, which serves as the annual meeting of the APS Topical Group on Laser Science.
|Improbable Researchers Gather for 1995 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony|
Five Nobel Laureates, aided by children, scuba divers and a marching band, gathered at Harvard University in October for the 1995 Ig Nobel prize ceremony.
As the job market for Ph.D. physicists continues to tighten, Geoff Hueter is one of a growing number of young Ph.D.s who are turning to the world of business.
|Member in the Spotlight: Russell Donnelly|
The University of Oregon's Russell Donnelly was recently honored with a special session at the Ninth Couette-Taylor Workshop held in August in Boulder, Colorado.
Brian Schwartz reviews Soothing the Establishment: The Impact of Foreign-Born Scientists and Engineers on America.
The American Institute of Physics has produced a booklet on involving undergraduates in research; APS President C. Kumar N. Patel wrote to NSF Director Neal Lane to express concern about the agency's FY1996 budget for research; the APS Executive Board approved a proposal to rename the Minority Lectureship Award; and the Division of High Polymer Physics will offer an introductory short course for non-specialists in conjunction with the 1996 March Meeting on polymeric materials and their applications.
|Anagrams for the Electronic Age|
A sampling of a list of phrases that turned up when Physical Review Letters was run through an anagram machine.