APS News

July 2008 (Volume 17, Number 7)

Living on the Air in Saint Louis

Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack on the airPhoto by Brian Mosley/APS
It had been a long day. As reported in last month's APS News, Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack (left) delivered a successful APS-sponsored public lecture at the Saint Louis Science Center, based on their book The View from the Center of the Universe. But after a late dinner, Abrams and Primack had more work to do–an appearance on late-night radio at KMOX, chatting with host Jon Grayson (right). Who knows how many of their listeners drifted off to sleep dreaming of galaxies far, far away? Fortunately for Abrams and Primack, once the interview was over, their hotel was close, close by across the street.

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Staff Writer: Ernie Tretkoff
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July 2008 (Volume 17, Number 7)

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2008 US Physics Team Training Camp: Sights Set on Vietnam
PhysicsCentral Takes on a New Look and Feel
Finalists Vie for APS Industrial Physics Prize
DAMOP Holds Annual Meeting in State College, PA
Living on the Air in Saint Louis
Proposed Constitutional Amendments Regarding Updating APS Treasurer Position to Treasurer/Publisher
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Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Washington Dispatch
2008 General Election Preview