Turning 50, PRL Plans a Banner Year APS plans special sessions and receptions at the March and April meetings, as well as a symposium and banquet in June at the Society's publishing headquarters in Long Island, New York
Panel Hears Pros and Cons of Open Access Publishing Speaking before the High‑Energy Physics Advisory Panel in November, APS Editor in Chief Gene Sprouse supported the principle of open access while citing the need for developing a financially stable model
ITER, ITER, Everywhere at 2007 DPP Meeting New advances in plasma physics–including suppression of plasma instabilities and control of losses due to leakage–will benefit the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor currently under construction
Letters Did We Do That on Purpose? — Biblical Narrative Leads to Progress — Physics Olympiad is of International Interest — Physics Majors Enjoy Broad Career Choices — More Trained Teachers Won’t Solve The Problem — Two-phase Approach to Energy Independence — Michelson’s Polish Roots
A new tradition was inaugurated at the APS Council meeting in November, when Executive Officer Judy Franz (right) presented past-President John Hopfield with a bound volume of the minutes of the Board and Council meetings that he chaired in 2006, as a token of appreciation for all the services that he rendered to the Society during his Presidential term.