APS News

May 2012 (Volume 21, Number 5)

Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science

What’s in a Name?


By Michael Lucibella

Zero Gravity May

© Michael Lucibella, 2012


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May 2012 (Volume 21, Number 5)

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Articles in this Issue
APS Unveils Five-year Strategic Plan
APS Action Helps Save Physics Program at Northern Iowa
Physics Methods Aid Cancer Research
New Device Tells Bombs from Harmless Trash
Plant Roots, Mechanical Diggers Both Need Flexibility
The Physics of Creepy Crawlies and Ravenous Plants
Ode to an Astrophysicist: Fang Lizhi, 1936-2012
Letters to the Editor
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
International News
APS Committee on International Freedom of Scientists