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August/September 2006 (Volume 15, Number 8)

"A New World View" Hits the Road

18-month old Chloe Rand got a chance to feel the glass panels of the art work, 'A new World View Chloe takes a tour of the art work on her own motorized vehicle.

Photo credit: Kendra Rand (left); Gail Rand (right).

In 2005, the APS commissioned a work of art, entitled "A New World View", to commemorate the World Year of Physics. The work is now making a tour of science museums around the country. Its first stop is at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, which is The complete artwork is described on the web at www.physicsmatters.org.


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August/September 2006 (Volume 15, Number 8)

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Articles in this Issue
APS Awards 27 Minority Scholarships for 2006-2007
Student Member Survey Fosters Two-Way Communication
Outreach Project Seeks APS Member Volunteers
"A New World View" Hits the Road
Blewett Scholarship Helps Mother of Two Return to Full-Time Research
High School Teachers Conduct Gravity-Defying Experiments
All Aboard the "Vomit Comet"
US Team Garners 4 Gold, 1 Silver at Physics Olympiad in Singapore
Letters from the Middle East
Professional Skills Development for Women Physicists
Letters
Viewpoint: Wen Ho Lee's Settlement
Inside the Beltway
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
International News
Ask the Ethicist