APS News

March 1999 (Volume 8, Number 3)


APS Centennial Meeting Draws Record Crowds to Atlanta
Compiled by Philip F. Schewe and Benjamin Stein of AIP's Public Information Division
Corporate Sponsors Lend Support to Centennial Projects
A handful of corporate sponsors lent their support to the development of special projects and events for the APS Centennial.
Students Receive Travel Grants to Centennial
DOE, NSF and the APS sponsored grants
Guide to Special Centennial Events
Banquets, exhibits and the Physics Festival - where and when it's all happening in Atlanta.
Centennial Meeting Tutorials
APS hosts tutorials during the Centennial Meeting.
Exhibits and Topical Conferences
Highlights of special exhibits open at the Centennial as well as four Centennial Topical Conferenes being held at Atlanta colleges and universities.
Centennial Stuff for Sale
Books, CD-ROMS, and novelty items will be available for purchase at APS Centennial Meeting..
Early Bird Abstract Winners
Submitting early can pay off...
Court Victory for APS and AIP
US Court of Appeals upholds ruling in favor of APS and AIP in Gordon & Breach publisher's suit.
Halsted Returns to Roots
Long-time employee, Amy Halsted, to become special assistant to Editor-in-Chief.
Elbow Room at the APS Editorial Office
New conference rooms dedicated to former editors Samuel Goudsmit and Simon Pasternack inexpanded Ridge offices.
Amendment to APS Bylaws
Notice of a minor change in APS Bylaws to allow anniversary billing.


APS Views: Then and Now: 1899
Physics and the APS, Then (1899) and Now (1999)jjjjjjj. Parallel columns by first and current APS presidents.
APS Views: Now and Then: 1999
Physics and the APS, Then (1899) and Now (1999). Parallel columns by first and current APS presidents.
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Budget Surplus Culture Shock
The Back Page
Discovering Our Roots: The PhD Lineage Contest Winners


Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Winners of the Brain Teaser Limericks contest.

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin
Associate Editor: Jennifer Ouellette