Shutdown is Symptom of Larger Science Funding Woes
The government shutdown wreaked havoc with federal science for 16 days, but it is really a symptom of a bigger problem facing the community.
Nobel Prize Honors Two Physicists for Symmetry Breaking Mechanism
Two theorists behind the Higgs boson won this year’s Nobel Prize for physics.
Incarcerated Iranian, Russian Activist Share APS Sakharov Prize
This year's APS Sakharov prize was awarded to an imprisoned physicist in Iran, and a crusader for human rights in Russia.
APS-led Education Program Funds 5 New Sites
The APS-led PhysTEC program provided funding for five colleges and universities to improve physics teacher preparation.
Last-minute Legislation Averts Helium Supply Crisis
A new law will allow the U.S. helium reserve to keep operating, averting a sudden helium price spike, but experts still think that prices of the gas will continue to rise.
APS, AIP Launch Education Policy Fellowship
APS and AIP announced the creation of a new fellowship sending recipients to work at the Department of Education.
Mass Media Fellows Learn on the Job
APS Mass Media Fellows Elizabeth Case and Jenny Laaser share their experiences working as reporters this summer.
Members in the Media
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This Month in Physics History
November 2002: Perelman Posts Proof of Poincaré Conjecture to arXiv
Profiles in Versatility
Part Two of a two-part Interview: Elon Musk on Mass, Mars, and MBAs
An update on policy and activities of the APS Washington Office
APS educational programs and publications
Asia-Europe Physics Summit Provides a Global Perspective
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