New Edition 12.7% Funnier, Author Claims When James Kakalios taught a class based on the physics of superheroes, he did not realize it would lead him to a series of popular lectures, a popular book and consulting for a Hollywood film.
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The APS Committee on Committees chooses members for all those (and only those) committees that do not choose their own, leading to the question: who chooses the membership of the Committee on Committees? Unperturbed by such logical conundra, the CoC met in late September to consider candidates for open positions on many important APS committees. Shown here tackling some of the tough choices are committee members Heather Galloway, David Hammer, and Paul Wolf.