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Applied Physics at the APS March Meeting
Applied physics advancements in thermoelectrics, 3D printing, flexible solar cells and ice resistant coatings abounded at this year’s March Meeting.
Neutrinos and National Security
A new neutrino detector being developed by Livermore could let weapons inspectors see inside of nuclear reactors from hundreds of kilometers away.
Hydrodyamic Forces to Blame for Glacial Earthquakes?
Huge ice chunks breaking off of glaciers could lead to distant earthquakes.
Wisconsin Synchrotron Center Goes Dark
Due to budget cuts at the NSF, the University of Wisconsin’s soft x-ray synchrotron is shutting down.
Graphene, Paper, Scissors
Kirigami, the Japanese art of paper cutting, could hold the key for the future manipulation of graphene.
Undocumented Students Eligible to Receive APS Support
Recent decisions by the Department of Homeland Security and APS’s Committee on Minorities allows undocumented students to be eligible for financial support.
Report to Set Particle Physics Priorities
As the Department of Energy’s comprehensive report on the future of high energy physics nears, researchers are warned to temper expectations.
Preservationists hope this is the year for the Manhattan Project Historic Park
After years of work, several critical Manhattan Project sites are close to being named national historic monuments.
Better Visa Policy for Scientists
A State Department representative addressed the concerns of members about visa policies at the March Meeting.
Controlling Magnets with Heat
An unexpected discovery yields a new way to manipulate a material’s magnetic properties using heat.
The Growing Network of APS Local Links
APS’s new Local Links are ways for a local area’s physicists to meet up and network.
Members in the Media
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This Month in Physics History
April 3, 1965: Power in the Sky
A column on programs related to diversity
Profiles In Versatility
Physicists in International Aid: Developing Careers that Serve Humanity
Inside the Beltway
Science Futures: Buy or Sell?
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