Fall Meetings Emerge Little Scathed from Recent Government Shutdown
APS’s fall meetings were little affected by the chaos in Washington.
March Meeting Aims Mile High in 2014
Physicists across the country are gearing up to head to Denver for the 2014 March Meeting.
Hao Shi, Guy Geyer Marcus are Apker Recipients
Wesleyan University and Rochester Institute of Technology Students received this year’s Apker Awards.
Troy Shinbrot to Edit PR Applied
APS’s newest journal, Physical Review Applied, will be helmed by Rutgers Professor Troy Shinbrot.
Suggestions Sought for Historic Physics Sites
The APS Historic Sites Committee asks the membership to nominate important locations for recognition.
Tough Path Ahead for Science Funding Authorization
Efforts to reauthorize some of America’s top federal science programs are facing a tough fight in Congress.
Experts Convene to Weigh Nuclear Weapons Issues
APS-sponsored short courses on nuclear weapons brought experts together at George Washington University to discuss critical issues.
APS Celebrates 20 Years in One Place
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the American Center for Physics, APS’s headquarters.
Bouchet Award Exceeds Fundraising Goal
Efforts to endow APS’s Bouchet Award exceeded expectations.
Classroom Discussions Can Help Lower Gender Gap
New research shows that the best measurable way to encourage girls in high school to pursue a physics career is to discuss the issue of underrepresentation.
Attendance is Robust at Plasma Meeting, but Some Outreach and Education Programs Canceled
The government shutdown and sequester canceled outreach and education programs at this year’s Division of Plasma Physics meeting, but registrations were up despite low student attendance.
APS Report Calls for Extending Nuclear Reactor Lifetimes
Nuclear reactors can be safely licensed for up to 80 years according to a recent APS report.
New APS Industrial Fellow Brings Broad Perspective
Steven Lambert, APS’s new industrial physics fellow, shares his experience and vision.
Eight Campuses to Host Conference for Undergrad Women
The annual Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics are coming to eight institutions next month.
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