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June 2008 (Volume 17, Number 6)

April Meeting Prize and Award Recipients


April Mtg Prize and Award Recipients

Photo courtesy William Greenblatt

Front row (l to r): Lillian C. McDermott, Ronald E. Mickens, Gerald Holton, Pierre Goldschmidt, Vicky Kalogera, Friedrich K. Thielemann, Arthur M. Poskanzer, H. Eugene Stanley. Back row (l to r): George Cassiday, Peter Shaffer, Jedrzej Biesiada, Nikolai Tolich, Michael R. Brown, Lyndon R. Evans, Alexei Smirnov, Soon Yoon Chang, James Trefil, Pierre Sokolsky, Pavel Podvig, Matthew Becker, Chenggang Xu. Individual pictures and biographies for most of these recipients can be found in the Spring APS News Prize and Award insert, available online with the March 2008 issue.

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June 2008 (Volume 17, Number 6)

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Articles in this Issue
Chinese Human Rights Advocate Receives APS Sakharov Prize
Workshop Attendees Get the Lowdown on Politics
Physics of Homeland Security is Focus of NE Section Meeting
APS Flips for PhysicsQuest
Space Debris Still a Growing Problem
New Ways Suggested to Probe Lorentz Violation
25th Anniversary Commemoration
Physicists Adopt Complementary Approaches in Dark Matter Search
April Meeting Prize and Award Recipients
Major Accelerators Closing in on Elusive Higgs Particle
Letters
Inside the Beltway
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Profiles in Versatility
Focus on APS Topical Groups