APS News

January 2001 (Volume 10, Number 1)

News

State Department's Neureiter Meets with APS Executive Board
Norman Neureiter discussed pending changes in the State Department to improve its S&T component.
 
APS Establishes New Industrial Fellows Program
New program targets physics faculty interested in gaining experience in industry.
 
Council Authorizes Boost-Phase NMD Study
The APS Council voted to sponsor a study focusing on the technical issues related to a boost-phase missile defense system.
 
APS April Meeting Returns to Washington, DC in 2001
The April meeting returns home to Washington with a special theme of "Physics of the Universe."
 
Latest Research in Microfluidics Highlights DFD Meeting
The burgeoning field of microfluidics holds enormous potential for commercial applications.
 
Trilling Outlines Challenges, Priorities for APS in Time of Change
An in-depth interview with incoming APS President George Trilling.
 
Proposed APS Bylaws Amendments
Amendments to the APS Bylaws that were proposed by a vote of the APS Council on November 19, 2000.
 
APS Selects New Congressional Fellows
Brendan Plapp and Sherri Stephan are the latest APS fellows to come to Washington.

Opinion

Letter
APS News Readers Respond to "Creationism Versus Physical Science"
 
Viewpoint
The Moral Choice

Departments

Members in the Media
As quoted in other publications...
 
This Month in Physics History
January 28, 1986: The Challenger Explosion
 
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Duels or Deals?
 
The Back Page
The New Security Environment

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