APS News

July 2001 (Volume 10, Number 7)

News

Ehlers, Lane Receive 2001 Public Service Awards
The second annual public service awards were presented in a May reception on Capitol Hill.
 
APS Holds First Electronic Election
Members will be able to cast their votes online for this year’s general election.
 
APS Selects Wiseman as 2002 Congressional Fellow
Jennifer Wiseman of Johns Hopkins University will spend a year on the Hill.
 
New APS Forum Will Address Grad Student Concerns
Council approved the formation of a graduate student’s forum at its April meeting.
 
Snowmass Meeting Charts Course for High Energy Physics
Physicists take to the slopes to discuss future of particle physics.
 
Panelists Debate Pros and Cons of Proposed NMD Systems
Differing opinions have same goal of shaping strong national defense.
 
New California Section Holds Inaugural Meeting
Virginia Trimble is keynote speaker at first meeting of the California Section.
 
Following “Boot Camp,” Final Five Selected from US Physics Team
Finalists will compete in the International Physics Olympiad held in Antalya, Turkey.

Opinion

Letters
Meeting Proposal Raises Real Concerns — Letter Supports Langer — Physics Needs a Technological Revolution — Galileo and Neptune —
 
Zero Gravity
The APS Division Song

Departments

Members in the Media
Quotable quotes by APS members.
 
This Month in Physics History
July 20, 1969: The first manned lunar landing.
 
Inside the Beltway
“The Science of Political Seismology” examining the impact of the Jeffords defection on science in a Democrat-controlled Senate.
 
The Back Page
Lawrence B. Lindsey outlines the Bush Administration’s approach to energy, economic growth and environmental preservation.

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