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August/September 1998 (Volume 7, Number 8)

Plenary Speakers Selected for APS Centennial

The APS Centennial Meeting to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, next March will feature, plenary sessions with world-renowned scientists addressing a wide range of topics of general interest. They are listed below.

  • Steven Weinberg, University of Texas, Austin, "Physics of the Very Large and Very Small"
  • Harold Varmus, National Institute of Health, "Impact of Physics on Biology and Medicine"
  • Joel Birnbaum, Hewlett-Packard, "Physics and the information Revolution"
  • Mary Good, Venture Capital, "Physics and Technology"
  • Richard Smalley, Rice University, "Physics and Materials"
  • Martin Klein, Yale University, "20th Century Physics and its Cultural Impact"
 
Up-to-date Centennial events and meeting information will be posted on the Centennial Web page from now through 1999. It can be accessed from the APS homepage www.aps.org or directly at www.aps.org/centennial.

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August/September 1998 (Volume 7, Number 8)

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Articles in this Issue
Physical Review Online Archive
APS Views
Plenary Speakers Selected for APS Centennial
Letters to the Editor
Inside the Beltway
The Back Page
1998 Fall Meeting Madness
APS Congressional Fellowship Awarded
APS Sponsors Mass Media Fellows
Coulomb Interactions, "Transistor-less Computing" Highlight 1998 DAMOP Meeting
A Century of Physics
100 Years: The International Dimension
Zero Gravity
DAMOP Thesis Award
Outstanding Undergraduate AMO Researchers
Commission on Women in Science
APS Statement on Federal R&D Presented to Senate Committee
APS Task Force Suggests "Physics Today" Changes
Acrivos Dissertation Award Established