June 2013 (Volume 8, Number 2)
APS States Position on Public Access to Scientific Journals
APS supports the public access goals of the February OSTP memorandum that requires federal agencies to outline how they will provide free access to federally funded research.
APS Applauds President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget for Scientific Research
APS commends President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which prioritizes scientific research, spurs innovation and keeps the nation on a path toward economic prosperity.
Scientific Societies Unite to Announce National Photonics Initiative
The American Physical Society (APS), IEEE Photonics Society, Laser Institute of America (LIA), the Optical Society (OSA), and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, recently announced the launch of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI).
Physicists Ready to Add Their BRAIN Power
Physicists are poised to play a major role in President Obama’s proposal to better understand the human brain.
APS Commends President Obama’s Plan for ‘Regional Centers’ to Train STEM Teachers
APS applauds the inclusion of regional centers within the STEM Innovation Network in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget.
Federal Travel Restrictions Impact Scientific Meetings
Scientific conferences are feeling the effects of the U.S. federal government’s curtailment of spending on travel.
Members in the Media
APS Members as quoted in other publications
What's New in Innovation?
Organic-Based Flow Batteries Could Enable Renewables
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NSF: The Gold Standard for Scientific Research Funding Throughout the World
Aziz’s table-tob device at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences successfully demonstrated that quinones can store a charge, the first step towards building future flow batteries.
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