February/March 2012 (Volume 7, Number 1)
APS Commends President Obama’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
The APS commends President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget, which prioritizes scientific research, spurs innovation and keeps the nation on a path toward economic prosperity.
Burton Richter and Mildred Dresselhaus Win Presidential Enrico Fermi Award for Scientific Achievement
APS congratulates Burton Richter and Mildred Dresselhaus, on being named winners of the Enrico Fermi Award for scientific achievement.
APS Officials Clarify Peer Review Process
A recent letter from the The New York Times, from the Editor in Chief and Treasurer-Publisher of the American Physical Society regarding the cost of the peer review process.
APS Applauds PCAST Report Calling for Improving Science Education
The APS applauds the recent report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), “Engage to Excel: Producing One Million Additional College Graduates with Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.”
Mid-East Accelerator Getting Close to Completion
SESAME, the long-awaited particle accelerator being built in the Middle East, seems poised to enter its final stages of construction.
Companies Pioneer New Nuclear Designs Based on R&D Data
Two relatively new nuclear companies, NuScale Power and TerraPower, are cooking up new reactor designs, and meeting new challenges along the way.
Members in the Media
APS members as quoted in other publications
What's New in Innovation?
A Step Toward Artificial Photosynthesis: EFRC researchers construct an artificial version of a bacterium’s light-absorbing ‘antenna’
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