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October 2016 (Volume 25, Number 9)

APS Historic Sites: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Lab: APS Historic Sight
Photo: ORNL

APS honored ORNL's Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility as a Historic Physics Site with a plaque on July 25, 2016. The Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility and its predecessors, the Oak Ridge Isochronous Cyclotron (ORIC) and the Holifield Heavy Ion Research Facility, supported five decades of nuclear physics and astrophysics research at ORNL. At the plaque ceremony, from left to right: Alan Tatum (ORNL), Jim Ball (ORNL), Johnny Moore (ORNL), Paul Halpern (Chair of APS HIstoric Sites Committee, University of the Sciences), Alfredo Galindo-Uribarri (ORNL), Laura Greene (APS President-Elect, Florida State University), Mark Riley (Florida State University), and Jim Beene (ORNL).

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Editor: David Voss
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October 2016 (Volume 25, Number 9)

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Promoting Physics Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education: the PIPELINE Program
First Palestine Advanced Physics School
2016 LeRoy Apker Award Recipients
Virtual Think Tanks: Physicists Who Blog
Atomic Physicist Loses Battle with Cancer at Age 47
Lindau: The Day I Got the Nobel Prize
APS Historic Sites: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Research News: Editors’ Choice
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Washington Dispatch
International News
Profiles in Versatility
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