August/September 2008 (Volume 17, Number 8)
Physics Caucus in Action
Photo by Ken Cole
On July 16 APS hosted a reception on Capitol Hill welcoming newly elected physicist Bill Foster (D-IL) to Congress.
Happy Birthday, PRL!
Photos by David Ellis
On June 27, APS hosted an afternoon symposium, a gala reception and dinner, all because a new journal called Physical Review Letters had been founded 50 years before. The celebration took place at the Charles B. Wang Center of Stony Brook University.
APS Fellows Get High in Santa Fe
Photo by Darlene Logan
In conjunction with its Board meeting in June, APS hosted a reception for Santa Fe-area Fellows. Well over 100 attended, and they were entertained and enlightened by remarks from APS President Arthur Bienenstock. They also were able to experience the enhanced effects of alcohol at 7000 feet, as well as various other refreshments. Enjoying the reception are (l to r) APS Fellows Robert Eisenstein, Hywel White and Virginia Brown.
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