APS News

January 2013 (Volume 22, Number 1)

News

April Meeting Features Latest Research and More
The annual APS April meeting is coming to Denver from April 13th through the 19th
 
Despite Challenges, New President Sees a Great Time for Physics
In an interview with APS News, incoming APS President Michael Turner of the University of Chicago reflects on the state of physics research, and his goals for his term in office.
 
Neutrino Experiment Passes Funding Hurdle
After budget cuts and political turmoil, the Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment is moving ahead but likely with a major reduction in capability
 
UNC Physics Professor is Convicted of Drug Smuggling in Argentina
After a lengthy stay in an Argentinean prison, UNC physics professor Paul Frampton is sentenced to four years for drug trafficking

Opinion

Letters to the Editor
Need to Communicate Science • Peer Review Can Perpetuate Dogma • The Problem of Collateral Damage • Preprints Are Not The Problem • Einstein and the Presidency of Israel • Scientific Method Counsels Humility
 
The Back Page
The Benefits and Risks of Laser Isotope Separation
 
Inside the Beltway
New Directions or More of the Same

Departments

Members in the Media
As quoted in other publications...
 
This Month in Physics History
January 2, 1839: First Daguerrotype of the Moon
 
Diversity Corner
A column on programs related to diversity
 
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Little Known Physics History
 
Meeting Briefs
Fall APS Section Meetings
 
Profiles in Versatility
Leading the Search to Find ET is No Gamble to this Physicist
 
APS Committee on International Freedom of Scientists
CIFS Briefs: Highlighting the Connection Between Human Rights and Science for the Physics Community

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