APS News

May 1998 (Volume 7, Number 5)


Highest Number of Jobs Available at the APS March Meeting in Decade
The Job Center at the APS March Meeting in Los Angeles set new records for job opportunites and potential fulfillment.
DPP Science Day and Expo Targets High School Students, Teachers
The APS Division of Plasma Physics recently sponsored two events at George Washington University to target DC-area schoolchildren.
Online Abstract Submission is Easy
The Meetings and Information Services Departments of the APS have been working together over the past year to implement a simpler method for submitting electronic abstracts.
APS Mass Media Fellow Wins National Press Award
David Kestenbaum, one of the first Mass Media Fellows, was honored at the annual meeting of the National Association of Science Writers with an award in recognition of his ability to clearly explain complex topics in science.
Unit Briefs
The annual spring meetings of the APS Texas, New England, and New York State Sections. Division of Laser Physics' Lectureship Program and the College High School Interaction Committee of the Forum on Education are described.
Physicist to be Honored at DAMOP '98
Datz, Crim, and Flannery will be honored for their work at the 1998 DAMOP Annual Meeting in May.
A Century of Physics
1915-1924: Physics Extends its Reach
Special Centennial Issue of Reviews of Modern Physics Planned
The APS is compiling a special issue of Reviews of Modern Physics featuring 50 articles by leading physicists in a broad range of fields.


APS Views: 1997 Annual Report Highlights
Highlights of the 1997 APS Annual Report.
Inside the Beltway
Will Science Funding Go Up in a Puff of Smoke?
The Back Page
Physics and Feminism


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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin