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Fostering a vibrant, inclusive, and global physics community

Bold history. Bright future.

To build a world enriched by physics, we publish rigorous science, help physicists in every career stage achieve their ambitions, and lead initiatives that make physics welcoming for all. We've been at it since 1899.

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Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, physicist and activist, has fought for human rights for decades.

Dr. Tatiana Erukhimova reels from smoky explosion

Tatiana Erukhimova, APS Nicholson Medal winner, reaches millions of people worldwide with her demonstrations.

Dakotah Tyler

After an injury derailed his athletic career, Dakotah Tyler pivoted to exoplanets.

Voyager 2 became the first spacecraft to probe the Solar System’s mysterious ice giants.

CoffeeShop Astrophysics, a graduate student-powered outreach program, has shared science in a local cafe since 2014.

The declaration recognizes the potential for quantum science to drive sustainable development and global communications.

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An interview with Jaci Otero about the journal’s role in energy research.

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The Physical Review features 17 leading peer-reviewed publications

The premier physics research journal, providing rapid publication of short reports of fundamental research across all fields.

Publishing exceptional research from all areas of pure, applied, and interdisciplinary physics.

In-depth review articles and shorter colloquia placing fundamental physics literature within the context of current trends and applications.

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If you embrace scientific discovery, truth and integrity. partnership, inclusion, and lifelong curiosity, this is your professional home.

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Connect with others who share your special interests in physics, advance your career, find mentorship opportunities, and more.

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