US-China Physics Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges
APS recently hosted high-level scientists from China for a two-day roundtable discussion on “US-China Physics Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges.”
Celebrating the UNESCO International Year of the Periodic Table
In December 2017, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table.
APS Opposes Administration’s Proposed Rule on Methane Emissions
APS recently submitted a public comment responding to the EPA’s proposed policy amendments to curtail regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.
APS to Join Phase III of SCOAP3 from 2020
Continued participation extends APS's commitment to major international HEP open access publishing initiative until 2022.
Spring 2020 American Physical Society Prizes and Awards Announced
APS announces the Society’s spring 2020 prize and award recipients.
Women in Physics Group Grants and CUWiP Hosting Deadlines
CUWiP Hosting and WiP Group Grants Deadline Approaching
2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Two APS members share this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2019 Nobel Prize in Physics
This year, three researchers are recognized for their contributions to understanding the cosmos.
Physical Review Research Co-Lead Editor Nicola Spaldin Wins Swiss Science Prize
APS Fellow Receives Award for Multiferroics Research
APS History of Physics Essay Contest
Deadline for submissions is October 1, 2019
Ann Nelson 1958-2019
Theoretical physicist and APS Fellow dies at 61.
Physical Review Research Publishes its First Papers
The newest journal in the APS Physical Review family publishes its first articles.
2020 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research Awarded to Myriam P. Sarachik
Winner of APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research Selected
Openness, Security, and APS Activities to Help Maintain the Balance
In this special APS News Back Page commentary, the APS Presidential Line highlights the steps being taken by the Society to maintain the balance between international collaboration and national security.
2019 Fall Prize & Award Recipients
APS announces the Fall 2019 prize and award recipients for outstanding work in the fields of fluid dynamics, nuclear, and plasma physics.
APS Celebrates LGBTSTEM Day
July 5 marks the second annual LGBTSTEM Day, celebrating LGBT scientists
Raissa D’Souza Appointed Lead Editor of Physical Review Research
APS has appointed Raissa D’Souza as Lead Editor of Physical Review Research
Physical Review Research Opens for Submissions: Article Processing Charges Waived for 2019
Physical Review Research (PRResearch), the new multidisciplinary open-access journal published by APS, is now open for submissions.
Jian-Wei Pan Appointed Lead Editor of Physical Review Research
APS has appointed Jian-Wei Pan as a Lead Editor of Physical Review Research.
Murray Gell-Mann 1929-2019
Architect of theoretical particle physics dies at 89
OGA Appears in Two Articles Covering the Helium Shortage
Two recent announcements concerning the helium shortage appear in the news this month.
APS Supports the International Day of Light
May 16 marks the second annual celebration of light in society
LabEscape at the APS March Meeting
The popular physics escape room challenge was a hit at the March Meeting and will be held again at the DAMOP meeting in Milwaukee.
APS Announces a New Benefit for Members
APS members will now receive 25 percent off of Mathematica products
Lead Editor Selected for Physical Review Research
APS has appointed Nicola Spaldin of ETH Zürich, Switzerland as Lead Editor of Physical Review Research, the new fully open access, multidisciplinary APS journal launching later this year.
Sexual Harassment Drives Women out of Physics
A survey of undergraduate women in physics indicates that nearly three-quarters experienced harassment that left them feeling alienated and alone.
APS Responds to Proposed Drastic Cuts to Federal Science Agencies in FY20 Budget
The President’s budget for fiscal year 2020 proposes harmful cuts to federal science agencies – including the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation.
New Journal Launch: Physical Review Research
Set to open for submissions soon, the new open access journal published by APS will cover the full spectrum of research topics of interest to the physics community
Five Institutions Join the PhysTEC 5+ Club
PhysTEC announces the colleges and universities that graduated 5 or more physics teachers in the 2017-2018 academic year.
Open Letter to the Congress and President of the United States
Nobel Laureates and science community leaders comment on harm to American science from the shutdown
APS Member Michael Mann Shares 2019 Tyler Prize
Michael Mann is recognized for exceptional achievement in environmental research, sharing the award with Warren Washington.
2019 APS Medal Ceremony and Leadership Convocation
APS hosts annual meeting for leaders of its membership units.
Announcing the APS Innovation Fund
New APS initiative will support collaboration among members, units, committees, and staff
Roy J. Glauber 1925–2018
Nobel laureate and quantum optics pioneer dies at 93