APS News

January 2012 (Volume 21, Number 1)


APS April Meeting Celebrates Cosmic Rays and More
The April Meeting this year is coming to Atlanta Georgia from March 31st to April 3rd
APS Report Stimulates New BA Programs at Michigan Tech
Michigan Technological University takes inspiration from APS’s Gender Equality Report in setting up Physics Bachelor’s of Arts degrees
APS Members Advocate For Science on Capitol Hill
Input from APS members for federal support of science funding has been heard on Capitol Hill
Mid-East Accelerator Getting Close to Completion
Reports at its most recent council meeting indicate that the SESAME particle accelerator being built in Jordan is nearing the last leg of construction
New President Ready to Move Forward with Strategic Plan
Incoming APS president Robert Byer talks about his goals for his upcoming term, including emphasis on science communication and international collaboration
Middle Tennessee State University Takes on Physics Teacher Preparation
APS’s physics teacher training program PhysTEC comes to Middle Tennessee State University
Varied Research Featured at Fluid Dynamics Meeting
APS’s Fluid Dynamics meeting featured research on a variety of topics including wind farm efficiency, blood flow through heart valves and the detonation point of explosions


Letters to the Editor
Big Fan of Online Talks • Incentives Can Re-invigorate US Manufacturing
The Back Page
Ten Mistakes for Physicists to Avoid


The Washington Dispatch
A bimonthly update from the APS Office of Public Affairs
Members in the Media
As quoted in other publications...
This Month in Physics History
January 19, 1894: James Dewar produces solid air
International News
Graduate School: Envisioning a Future of International Collaboration
Profiles in Versatility
A Smooth and Silky Career

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