Novel Plasma Applications Highlight 1995 DPP Meeting More than 1200 plasma scientists gathered in Louisville, Kentucky to hear about the latest in plasma applications, as well as plasma transport, laser plasmas, and the magnetohydrodynamic process, during the 1995 annual meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, held 6-10 November.
Fluid Researchers Gather for 1995 DFD Meeting New studies of various aspects of turbulence and the behavior of single strands of DNA in acqueous suspensions were among the highlights of the 1995 fall meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, held 19- 21 November in Irvine, California.
In Brief The APS will join the Science Coalition, a Washington, DC-based lobbying organization working to demonstrate support for basic research; the Division of Biological Physics has compiled an electronic directory of graduate opportunities in biological physics; the APS Laser Science Topical Group has achieved divisional status; and three APS divisions will jointly sponsor a special colloquium for general audiences in conjunction with the 1996 APS/AAPT Joint Meeting.
CIFS to Petition China At the March and May meetings the Society's Committee on the International Freedom of Scientists (CIFS) will be co-sponsoring a petition signing station with the New York-based Committee of Concerned Scientists.
Letters About: What Has Happened to Research at Independent Laboratories? — Basic Research Should Not Depend on Bureaucracy — Cold Water Thrown on Dowsing...
APS Views APS Director of Public Information Robert Park, discusses the statement "Conservation of Helium" adopted by the APS Council.
The Back Page Cold War Human Radiation Experiments: A Legacy of Distrust
Cartoon At the Subcommittee for Short-Term Thinking...