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January 2005 (Volume 14, Number 1)

Tampa To Host 2005 April Meeting

The 2005 APS April Meeting will be held in Tampa, Florida, April 16-19. Approximately 1500 physicists are expected to attend. The meeting will also serve as the divisional meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields (DPF).

The scientific program, which focuses on astrophysics, particle physics, nuclear physics, and related fields, will consist of three plenary sessions, approximately 75 invited sessions, more than 100 contributed sessions, and poster sessions.

Besides DPF, APS units represented at the meeting include the Divisions of Astrophysics, Nuclear Physics, Physics of Beams, Plasma Physics, and Computational Physics; the Forums on Education, Physics and Society, International Affairs, History of Physics, and Graduate Student Affairs; and the Topical Groups on Few-Body Systems, Precision Measurement and Fundamental Constants, Gravitation, Plasma Astrophysics, and Hadronic Physics.

Nine plenary talks are scheduled on a broad range of topics including rare isotopes and thermonuclear explosions in the crust of an accreting neutron star, the collision between research and teaching, fundamental science and nanostructures, probing subatomic matter with polarized electrons, mysteries of heavy quarks, envisioning particles and fields, probing supernova remnants, black holes and dark matter with TeV gamma rays, the standard model of cosmology: successes and challenges, and the black hole information paradox.

Other special events include a high school physics teachers' day, a meet the editors of Physical Review session, and receptions for students and minorities, women, and industrial physicists. More information about the APS April Meeting.


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Tampa To Host 2005 April Meeting
We Know, We Know… He's German
The Twin Paradox, Redux
APS Report Says Moon-Mars Initiative Jeopardizes Important Science Opportunitites
Joint Unit Neutrino Study Sets Research Priorities
Council Articulates Vision for APS
Cohen to Stress Outreach, Continuity in 2005
APS, AAPT and AIP Sponsor Students at WYP Kickoff Event
Plasma Window 'Force Field' Featured at 2004 DPP Meeting
APS California Section Holds Fall Meeting
AIP Reports Upturn in Number of Physics Graduate Students
Insect Flight, Modeling Blood Flow Highlight 2005 DFD Meeting
APS Seeks Endowment for Sakharov Prize
Fellows and Board Members Mix it Up
Einstein in the 21st Century
Letters
Inside The Beltway: A Washington Analysis
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History