Mandelbrot Set

Photo credit: Darlene Logan

Benoît Mandelbrot (left) of IBM and Yale joined other APS Fellows at a reception at the Princeton Club in New York City on November 30. The members of his set included Norton Lang of IBM (center) and Brian Schwartz of the City University of New York (right). In the background is Donald Monroe. In addition to enjoying refreshments and the festive ambience of the Princeton Club, which was decked out for the holiday season, the assembled group of about 80 Fellows heard from APS President-elect (now President) John Hopfield of Princeton, Editor-in-Chief Martin Blume, Treasurer Thomas McIlrath, Director of Education Ted Hodapp, Director of International Affairs Amy Flatten, and Director of Public Affairs Michael Lubell.


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January 2006 (Volume 15, Number 1)

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Articles in this Issue
Executive Board Passes Resolution on Office of Science Budget
What's in a Logo?
Dallas To Host 2006 APS April Meeting
Hydrodynamics, Small-Scale Flows Highlight 2005 DFD Meeting
And the Textbook is Thi-i-is Thick....
New APS President Highlights Research Funding, Upcoming Changes in APS Personnel
Second Successful Joint DNP/JPS Meeting Held in Hawaii
Senators Express Concern Over Layoffs and Run Times at RHIC and Jefferson Lab
Council Passes Memorial Resolution for John Bahcall
SESAPS Holds Annual Fall Meeting
The Mandelbrot Set
Pay Attention or I’ll Collapse Your Wavefunction
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Viewpoint
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
International News