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July 2006 (Volume 15, Number 7)

The Truth, The Whole Truth....

Raymond Orbach

Photo credit: US Department of Energy

On May 26th, was confirmed by the US Senate as Undersecretary for Science in the Department of Energy. On June 1, Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman (right) administered the oath of office to Orbach, as Orbach's wife Eva looked on. President Bush nominated Orbach for the new position, created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, in December 2005. He will continue to serve as the Director of the DOE Office of Science, a position he has held since March 2002.

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Editor: Alan Chodos
Associate Editor: Jennifer Ouellette
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July 2006 (Volume 15, Number 7)

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The Truth, The Whole Truth....
Atomic Clocks, Fast Lasers Highlight DAMOP Meeting
Women Who Choose Physics Love It, AIP Survey Discovers.
Global Nuclear Plan Shares Key Elements with APS Report
Odom Wins DAMOP Thesis Award
Students Train Hard for Physics Olympiad
Congress Still Questions Scientific Information Policies
Meeting Briefs
What's New: The end of an era
2006 General Election Preview
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science