New SNO Data Resolves Solar Neutrino Problem The solar neutrino problem has been settled and the ability of neutrinos to change from one type, or "flavor," to another established directly for the first time by the efforts of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory collaboration.
OPA Fellows Learn the Ropes on the Hill Two young physicists are spending this year in the APS Office of Public Affairs as part of a new effort to provide further opportunities for scientists to gain science policy expertise.
Taking Hydrogen to the Extreme Hydrogen at extremely high pressures, upwards of a million times that on the Earth's surface, can now be produced in physics laboratories.
Front, left to right: Boris Podobedov, D. Allan Bromley, Robert Naeye, Henry Kelly,John Schwarz, Gordon Baym, Bruce Knuteson. Rear, left to right: Jiunn-Wei Chen,Keith Baker, J. David Bowman, James Cederberg, Adrian Melott, Alberto Sirlin,William J. Marciano, Alexander N. Skrinsky.
This spring, APS mailed over 21,000 of these posters to highschool physics classrooms all around the US. As the public outreachweb site of the APS, Physics Central continues to grow in popularity among educators and the generalpublic alike. The site is consistently ranked as the most popular inboth the Yahoo! and Google physics directory listings and recentlylogged its millionth visit. Physics Central has also received accoladesfrom numerous newspapers and periodicals, including the New Scientist, Science magazine, and the Chicago Tribune.