APS to Review Statement on Climate Change
Members are encouraged to share their opinions on APS’s climate change statement as it is up for its recurring review.
Proposed Soft Matter Topical Group
Work is underway to form a new topical group on soft matter physics.
CUWiP Connects Women for Success
The University of Maryland hosted one of the eight national Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics.
Funding for Physical Sciences Shows Some Gains
The bipartisan budget federal agreement paved the way for marginally more money for physical science research.
Former APS President Wins Top DOE Science Award
The president honored Andrew Sessler, former had of Berkeley National Laboratory and APS president for his scientific work.
Gaps Widen in Attitudes toward Science
Though the majority Americans say they’re interested in reading about discoveries, surveys indicate a growing divide over controversial issues.
Physicists Ask Russian President to Help Kokabee
In an effort to free imprisoned Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee, the winner of this year’s APS Sakharov Prize reached out to Russian president Vladimir Putin for help.
Thanking A Strong Supporter
Rosa Ovshinsky and the Ovshinsky family have recently established an endowment to fund the new Stanford R. Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship in his honor.
Members in the Media
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This Month In Physics History
March 1880: The Curie Brothers Discover Piezoelectricity
A column on educational programs and publications
Profiles in Versatility
An Arresting Career Brings Technology to Law Enforcement
An update on policy and activities of the APS Washington Office
Rethinking US Visa Policy to Compete Globally for Talent
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