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Onsager and the theory of hydrodynamic turbulence

Gregory L. Eyink and Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

Besides Osager's well-known contributions to physics and chemistry, he had a lifelong interest and made ground-breaking discoveries in the subject of hydrodynamic turbulence. His 1949 paper stimulated considerable later work, but it is in his private letters and unpublished notes that some of the most original ideas appeared. In at least four cases, the theories were developed and published only decades later by others.

M. HILDRED BLEWETT SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN PHYSICISTS

This scholarship has been established to enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons. The scholarship consists of an award of up to $45,000. The applicant must currently be a legal resident or resident alien of the US or Canada. She must be currently in Canada or the US and must have an affiliation with a research-active educational institution or national lab. She must have completed work toward a PhD.

Applications are due June 1, 2006. Announcement of the award is expected to be made by August 1, 2006.

Details and online application can be found at http://www.aps.org/educ/cswp/blewett/index.cfm 
Contact: Sue Otwell in the APS office at blewett@aps.org

 



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May 2006 (Volume 15, Number 5)

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Serene to Succeed McIlrath as APS Treasurer
APS Honors Its First President
March Meeting Prize and Award Recipients
Meeting Attendees Contact Congress
March Meeting Physicists Drop In on Congress
Graphene's Unique Properties Offer Much Potential
New APS Education Award Calls for Nominations
... And the Physicists Sang Along
Nanopores Have a Zillion Uses, Researchers Say
States with Unmatched Spins Lead to Novel Superfluids
Meeting Attendee Has Identity Stolen
The Ides of March
Committee on Minorities Meets
Intel Science Talent Search Selects 2006 Winners
Coloring Book Features Famous Physicists
Scientists Explore Intricacies of Evolution.
Division of Biological Physics Workshop Presents Research Opportunities
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Viewpoint
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Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
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Zero Gravity
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