APS News

March 2001 (Volume 10, Number 3)

News

2001 APS March Meeting Moves to Pacific Northwest
The annual APS March Meeting is well-known for featuring exciting groundbreaking research in a broad range of subjects.
 
Kleppner, Lamb to Head NMD Study
The study will analyze a possible boost-phase intercept system.
 
Major Improvements Underway at PROLA
APS members who currently have access to the Society's PROLA will now be able to enjoy a variety of new and improved features.
 
Dresselhaus Reflects on Brief but Productive Term at DOE
Mildred Dresselhaus, an MIT professor who served as APS president in 1984, became Director of the Office of Science at the Department of Energy in August 2000.

Opinion

Letters
Claim Many Artists Used Optical Devices — An Energy Crisis of Neglect — Microscopic Halos Favor Recent Creation — Physicists Have a Distorted Sense of History — Kansan Dissects Soft Creationism
 
Viewpoint
Swimming Against the Tide
 
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
A Cartoon by Paul Dlugokencky

Departments

Members in the Media
As quoted in other publications...
 
This Month in Physics History
March 16, 1926: Launch of the First Liquid Fuel Rocket
 
Physics and Technology Forefronts
Magnetic Storage Industry Continues to Grow and Grow...
 
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Bingo! APS Policy Planners Score on Education and Energy
 
The Back Page
To Pledge or Not to Pledge: An Oath for Scientists?

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