November 2009 (Volume 4, Number 3)
Physicists Bring Their Moxie to National Intelligence
IARPA spokesperson reports that the physics community could contribute to national intelligence through a variety of ways.
U.S. Should Resume Leadership of Global Physics Projects
The nation’s role as a major player in global science is on the decline as reported at an APS meeting in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Kirby Succeeds Franz as APS Executive Officer
Kate Kirby of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is the new Executive Officer of the APS, succeeding Judy Franz, who retired after serving in the position for 15 years.
Snapshots from Physics History
October 22, 2004: Discovery of Graphene
APS Hails President Obama’s American Science Innovation Strategy
The American Physical Society commends President Obama’s commitment to prepare America for a 21st-century economy by investing in research and development.
APS Launches Electrical Grid, Nuclear Verification Studies
The American Physical Society will bring scientific expertise to the challenges of strengthening nuclear verification and upgrading America’s electricity grid with the future release of two reports covering the critical issues.
Members in the Media
This features members quoted in other publications.
The Back Page
The Path Toward Our Energy Future
House Appropriations Chairman Honored for Science, Engineering, Technology Leadership
U.S. Rep. David Obey was recently honored for his leadership and commitment toward the United States remaining a global leader in science and innovation.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Named Legislator of the Year
APS recently celebrated U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi being named Legislator of the Year by the Task Force on American Innovation.
Science! Working for America
Photo by Brian Mosley
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