April 2014 (Volume 9, Number 1)
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Honored with George E. Brown Award for Science Leadership
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) was recently honored with the 2014 George E. Brown Award for her vision and leadership in promoting public policies benefiting science.
APS Expresses Concern for High Energy Physics and Fusion Energy Science Programs in President’s FY15 Budget Request
APS strongly urges Congress to add funding to science accounts that suffered significant reductions in the president’s requests.
APS Opposes FIRST Act
Proposed Legislation Fails Scientific Enterprise
U.S. Risks Losing Critical Clean Electricity if Nuclear Power Plants Keep Closing at Steady Pace
Four nuclear power plants, sources of low-emissions electricity, recently announced closings.
U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, one of two physicists in Congress, will retire in December
U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, one of two physicists in Congress, has announced that he will not seek re-election after serving nearly two decades in the House.
Neutrinos Could Lead to Improved Detection of Enriched Nuclear Material
The Department of Energy is funding WATer CHerenkov Monitor of AntiNeutrinos (WATCHMAN), a prototype neutrino detector that can monitor whether a nuclear reactor is enriching the raw material for nuclear weapons.
New APS Education Fellow Goes to Washington
The American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics have jointly selected their first fellow to send to the Department of Education as part of the STEM Education Policy Fellowship.
Members In the Media
APS Members as quoted in other publications
What’s New in Innovation?
“Printing” Tiny Batteries
The Back Page
U.S. Needs Strong R&D Portfolio to Remain Globally Competitive
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