Benefits of APS Membership

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Stay Current

  • Receive Physics Today, the monthly publication from the American Institute of Physics (AIP)
  • Read APS News, eleven times per year
  • Keep updated with Physics, an online APS publication that provides thought provoking analysis and spotlights exceptional research
  • Attend over 20 APS Meetings at reduced member rates for the latest in physics research
  • Receive The Vector, a free monthly email for undergraduate physics students and their advisors and mentors

Help Create a Stronger Physics Community

  • By adding your membership to the voice of 55,000 colleagues, APS can be an advocate for funding for research and science education, and provides scientific expertise on issues such as energy and the environment
  • Members and the community benefit from many education and diversity programs
  • APS informs the public about physics
  • For those interested in domestic policy, APS provides the unique opportunity of participating in special lobbying events on Capitol Hill

Take Advantage of Networking Opportunities

Receive Professional Development and Recognition

Get Discounted Rates on Professional Journals

  • Online-only access to APS journals is available to members for only $65 each. Members also receive discounts on PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive)
  • Reduced rates on Article Packs

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