April 2009 (Volume 4, Number 2)
Energy Secretary Chu Announces First $1.2 Billion in Recovery Act Funding for Science
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory will receive $184.3 million in new science funding from President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Brookhaven’s New Light Source Building Will Mean Hundreds of Jobs for Long Island
The construction of the building that will house a new accelerator ring at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory is expected to create as many as 1,000 jobs during the next several years.
‘Science, Science, Science, Science ’
House Speaker Pelosi Says ‘Science’ is Critical to Addressing Nation’s Challenges
APS Applauds Passage of FY09 Omnibus Bill, Calls for Predictable, Sustainable Increases in FY10 and Beyond
The American Physical Society (APS) commends the recent passage of the FY09 Omnibus Bill, which will allow scientists to continue cutting-edge research that will lead to innovation, job creation and economic growth for the United States
APS President Murray States Long-Range Federal Plan is Key to Addressing Critical Research & Development Issues
APS President Murray discusses the focus of her presidential year.
Confirmation of Renowned Scientists Holdren and Lubchenco to Top Administrative Posts Heartens APS
he American Physical Society (APS) is elated that APS Fellow John P. Holdrenh has been confirmed as President Obama’s director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the confirmation of Jane Lubchenco, a renowned marine ecologist, who will lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Members in the Media
This features members quoted in other publications.
Snapshots from Physics History
April 25, 1954: Bell Labs demonstrates the first practical silicon solar cell
The Back Page
Sustaining scientific leadership
Photo by Brian Mosley/APS Staff
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and APS member Carlos Meriles, assistant professor of physics at The City College of CUNY, met during the Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibit and Reception, held March 24 in the Rayburn Building on Capitol Hill.
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