APS News

January 1999 (Volume 8, Number 1)

News

Centennial News: A Century of Physics Timeline Decade
1985-1995: Taking a Second Look
 
Centennial News: Physics Festival: Mastering the Mysteries of the Universe
A summary of special events featured at the APS Centennial Physics Festival.
 
Centennial News: Education Session
A special session at the APS Centennial meeting to honor Lillian McDermott for her contributions to physics education research.
 
Undergraduates Participate in DNP Meeting
A new program for undergraduate students debuted at the 1998 DNP Fall meeting..
 
Putting a Face on Physics
This new program further enhances public appreciation of the value of physics.
 
Friedman Outlines Priorities for Centennial Year and Beyond
An interview with incoming APS President Jerome Friedman.
 
Physical Review Focus
Antigravity in a sandbox.
 
More Things in Heaven and Earth: A Celebration of Physics at the Millennium
Special pre-publication offer for APS members.
 
APS Receives EIS Donation
Non-profit corporation is devoted to education in superconductivity
 
Apker Awards
Gwendolyn Bell and Brian D'Urso receive awards for undergraduate achievements.

Opinion

Unlocking the Future
George Brown, Minority Leader of the U.S. House Science Committee, offers comments on the Ehlers report.
 
APS Views
How to become an APS Fellow
 
Letters
APS News Insults Two Texas Cities, Simultaneously — ''Feynman Fish'' Offends Members
 
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Gridlock or Governance, What'll It Be?
 
The Back Page
A summary of a POPA report on Physics, Technology, and Economic Growth.

Departments

International News
Latin American Societies Take Lead in Enhancing Physics Collaboration Internationally
 
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Article withdrawn at the request of the author.

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