Note to Librarians and readers: You will note two tables of contents in this issue: one for this issue - January 2003, one for the previous issue - October 2002 - which appeared only on the Web (at www.aps.org/units/fps/oct02/). As previously announced to our readership, this journal will only be published in hard copy in the January and July issues; the April and October issues will only be Web-published. For the convenience of those non-subscribers who only see us in libraries, the web-issue tables of contents will also appear in the following hard-copy issues.
IN THE JAN. 2003 ISSUE
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IN THE OCTOBER 2002 ISSUE
Germany: Disarmament Research in Physics, J|rgen Altmann
The Causes of the Chernobyl Event, Jacques Frot
Chernobyl: The Effects on Public Health? Andre Aurengo
Nuclear Earth-Penetrators: a Dangerous Fantasy, A. DeVolpi
Heisenberg, Bohr and the Atom Bomb, Wolfgang Liebert
Copenhagen in Europe: Why not the Same Debate as in the US ? Jean-Jacques Salomon
The Role of German Physicists in WWII Science, Harry Lipkin
Creating a New Past: Heisenberg and Radioactive Decay, Alvin M. Saperstein and Betsy Pugel
A New Challenge from the Creationists, Adrian L. Melott
A Reaction to a Reading of Jeff Schmidt's 'Disciplined Minds, Jeffrey Marque
Women in Physics and Scientific Literacy, Art Hobson
Energy: Science, Policy and the Pursuit of Sustainability, Edited by Robert Bent, Lloyd Orr and Randall Baker, reviewed by Matthew Sharp
Science and Security in the 21st Century, by the Commission on Science and Security, reviewed by Lincoln Wolfenstein
Silent Spill, the Organization of an Industrial Crisis by Thomas D. Beamish, reviewed by Daphne Burleson
Reports of the National Center for Science Education, reviewed by Lawrence S. Lerner
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