APS News

March 2005 (Volume 14, Number 3)

News

2005 March Meeting Gears Up for Showtime in the City of Angels
A preview of session highlights at the upcoming largest physics meeting of the year.
 
Reborn Nicholson Medal Stresses Mentorship
APS award's focus shifts to honoring human outreach.
 
Board Blames Bush's Budget for Not Saving Hubble
APS resolution cites Hubble repair as a top priority for NASA.
 
Einstein@Home, Grassroots Astrophysics Project, Goes Live
The search for gravitational waves is officially launched on home computers around the country.
 
ComPADRE Brings Digital Resources to Physics and Astronomy Education
Resources still being added to expanding digital library of physics and astronomy education resources
 
CSWP Responds to Harvard University President's Comments
APS committee's letter to New York Times says comments perpetuate a "self-fulfilling prophecy."
 
Young Astrophysicist/Beauty Queen Defies Stereotypes
Allison Porter, an astrophysics major and Miss Washington 2004, plans to become a doctor for the medically under-served.

Opinion

Letters
Lubell Too Ready to Compromise — Cardboard Cutout Misrepresents Relativity — Article Misstates Order
 
Viewpoint
Balance Needed in Counterterrorism Research
 
The Back Page
Why Johnny Can't Vote

Departments

Members in the Media
As quoted in other publications…
 
This Month in Physics History
Einstein and Special Relativity
 
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
The Crackpot Index

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