As part of the World Year of Physics outreach effort organized by APS, 20
As part of the World Year of Physics outreach effort organized by APS, 20 'physics on the road' teams are traveling the country supported by funds from NSF, DOE and NIST, bringing physics to the public arena. Here a passerby in a Syracuse, NY shopping mall has a chance to place her hand on a charged Van de Graaf machine, with hair-raising results. The event was organized by the 'Orange Physics' team from the physics department at Syracuse University.


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August/September 2005 (Volume 14, Number 8)

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Members Tell the Board What They Think About a Possible APS Name Change
It Ain't the Grammar
Committee Selects Twenty-seven Undergraduate Minority Scholars
Nuclear Physics Facilities Confront Funding Crisis
Blume, Ginsparg Receive Meritorious Achievement Award
I'm Shocked, Shocked
Native American Physicist Pursues Career at Caltech
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Viewpoint: A More Effective Approach to US Security
Viewpoint: Scientific literacy and education reform
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This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
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