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February 2015 (Volume 24, Number 2)

APS Reception Celebrates International Year of Light

As part of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies opening ceremony held January 19 and 20 in Paris, France, APS hosted an evening reception for APS Fellows living in the Paris area. APS President Sam Aronson, Vice President Laura Greene, and Executive Officer Kate Kirby welcomed over 50 guests who toasted APS participation in the year-long celebration of the cultural, educational, and scientific impact of light and related technologies. The reception was held in the City of Light in view of the Eiffel Tower.

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Editor: David Voss
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February 2015 (Volume 24, Number 2)

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APS Reception Celebrates International Year of Light
IYL 2015 Switches On in the City of Light
Industrial Physicists Call on APS to Ramp Up Support
APS Rolls Out National Mentoring Program
A Physicist Discusses His Congressional Service
APS Goeppert-Mayer Award goes to Aficionado of Cold Atoms
Bridge-builder to Hispanic Community Wins Bouchet Award
APS Reaches New Membership Record
Iranian Appeals Court Rejects Release of Imprisoned Physicist
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Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Education Corner
Washington Dispatch
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