APS News

November 2015 (Volume 24, Number 10)

New Editor­-in­-Chief at Physics Today

Charles Day, editor of Physics Today
Photo: Jan Day

Physics Today, published by the American Institute of Physics (of which APS is a member society), has a new editor-in-chief (EIC). Charles Day, formerly the magazine's online editor, assumed the top editorial job on November 2, following a 22-year run by previous EIC Stephen Benka. Day will become the seventh EIC at Physics Today.

He received his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Cambridge in 1988 and joined the magazine as an editor in 1997. Since joining, he has edited many of the magazine's sections as well as regularly writing for his blog, The Dayside.

"Physics Today has the best team of professional editors and staff in the business," said Day in a statement released by AIP. "I'm honored to have been chosen to lead them into the magazine's great future."

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Editor: David Voss
Staff Science Writer: Emily Conover
Contributing Correspondent: Alaina G. Levine
Art Director and Special Publications Manager: Kerry G. Johnson
Publication Designer and Production: Nancy Bennett-Karasik

November 2015 (Volume 24, Number 10)

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Neutrino Oscillations Nab Nobel Prize
Nuclear Physicists Look to the Future
House Science Committee Queries Astrobiology Researchers
The Physics Bus: Coming to a Town Near You
Q&A with TV Science Advisor and Planetary Physicist Kevin Grazier
Undergrads Share their Research at Optics Meeting
U.S.-­Brazil Young Physicists Forum
Einstein’s House in Bern: Joint EPS-­APS Historic Site
Physical Review Fluids
New Editor­-in­-Chief at Physics Today
This Month in Physics History
Education News from APS
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Washington Dispatch
The Back Page
Inside the Beltway