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June 2005 (Volume 14, Number 6)

Pais Prize Debuts at April Meeting.

The APS has awarded the Pais Prize, named after the late distinguished physicist and historian Abraham Pais, for the first time at its April Meeting in Tampa. The Prize recognizes outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics, and the inaugural recipient was Martin J. Klein, Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus of Physics and History of Science at Yale. In the photo Klein (left) and Ida Nicolaisen, widow of Abraham Pais, hold the Pais Prize certificate. The Prize was established in collaboration with the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics. The APS has awarded the Pais Prize, named after the late distinguished physicist and historian Abraham Pais, for the first time at its April Meeting in Tampa. The Prize recognizes outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics, and the inaugural recipient was Martin J. Klein, Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus of Physics and History of Science at Yale. In the photo Klein (left) and Ida Nicolaisen, widow of Abraham Pais, hold the Pais Prize certificate. The Prize was established in collaboration with the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics.
Photo credit: Universal Convention Photography 


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June 2005 (Volume 14, Number 6)

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Articles in this Issue
New Experiment Casts Doubt on Elusive Pentaquark
April APS Prize Recipients
APS Picks Grand Prize Winner in PhysicsQuest Competition
Did Einstein Get it Wrong?
Newest Topical Group Holds Sessions at 2005 March Meeting
RHIC Detects Liquid State of Quark-Gluon Matter
New Results Hint at Strangely Magnetic Proton
Global Event Celebrates Physics on Anniversary of Einstein's Death
The Back Page
Globalization of Science Brings Visa, Workforce Issues to the Fore
Scientists Make First Measurement on Ni-78 Half-Life
Deep2 Data Suggests Fine Structure Constant Doesn't Change
Human Rights Session Mirrors Einstein’s Lifelong Interests
Four APS Presidents Remembered In Council Resolutions
Pais Prize Debuts at April Meeting.
Council Statements Address Research Funding, Power Lines, and Advice for Congress.
International News
Letters
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science