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June 2015 (Volume 24, Number 6)

Kavli Session Speakers Tackle the Universe

Nobel laureate John Mather - Kavli Session SpeakerClifford Will - Kavli Session SpeakerStuart Shapiro - Kavli Session Speaker

The Kavli Foundation sponsored a plenary session on the theme "Our Changing Universe" at the APS April Meeting 2015 in Baltimore. From left: Nobel laureate John Mather reviewed the history of research on the cosmic microwave background, Clifford Will discussed high-precision experiments that test general relativity, and Stuart Shapiro described computer simulations of mergers of black holes and neutron stars.

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Kavli Session Speakers Tackle the Universe
Scientists Criticize Curbs on Travel
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Can the U.S. Work Well with International Partners?
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APS Editor in Chief Steps Down
Physicists Look at Chemicals in the Environment
2015 APS Fellows Reception, Berkeley CA
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