For most of 2005, a giant banner with the World Year of Physics logo hung down the side of the building housing the Optical Society of America in Washington, DC. It became a familiar sight to commuters as they exited the Dupont Circle Metro station. But nothing lasts forever, and as the World Year of Physics faded into memory so too did the OSA banner.Photo credit: Gary Stoiber
For most of 2005, a giant banner with the World Year of Physics logo hung down the side of the building housing the Optical Society of America in Washington, DC. It became a familiar sight to commuters as they exited the Dupont Circle Metro station. But nothing lasts forever, and as the World Year of Physics faded into memory so too did the OSA banner.


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February 2006 (Volume 15, Number 2)

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Articles in this Issue
DOE Picks University of California to Head Los Alamos Management Team
De Gennes, Ben Lakhdar and Wagner to Deliver Endowed Lectures at March and April Meetings
Optical Illusion
Taiwan Symposium Caps World Year of Physics Talent Search program
Scientists, Teachers, Clergy Hail Court Ruling
Undergraduate Awards Promote Student Participation at DNP Meeting
Letters
Viewpoint
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History:
Inside the Beltway: Don't Give Me No Bad News!
Industrial Profile