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2020 APS President Philip Bucksbaum
Philip Bucksbaum shares his plans for the 2020 presidential year and discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the physics community.
APS Efforts to Combat Sexual Harassment in Physics
APS has undertaken a number of activities designed to decrease the prevalence of sexual harassment in physics.
The Forum on Industrial & Applied Physics
Meet FIAP, one of the largest membership units of APS, which serves as a home for APS members in industry.
The APS March Meeting Heads to Denver
The world's largest physics meeting will make its way to Denver, bringing with it a whole host of exciting events.
Ending Sexual Harassment in Physics (July 17, 2019)
In July, the APS Board of Directors unanimously approved a statement condemming sexual harassment in physics.
Brewing an Interest in Fluid Science
A session at the 2019 APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting in November discusses a coffee-based curriculum designed to interest students in chemical engineering and physics.
Mount Wilson Telescope Receives APS Historic Site Plaque
The APS Historic Site Plaque recognizes the discoveries made using the 100-inch Hooker telescope at the Mount Wilson Observatory.
Education and Diversity News
Upcoming 2020 APS Program Conferences
This Month in Physics History
February 8, 1967: Joseph Weber submits first gravitational wave paper to PRL
Office of Government Affairs
Let Foreign Students Boost NC Tech Economy
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
Physics Funders Get Budget Boost for FY2020
Job Hunting Made Easier
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50 Years of Physical Review A, B, C, and D
2020 Benjamin Franklin Medals in Physics and Chemistry Awarded to APS Fellows
The 2020 Benjamin Franklin Medals in both chemistry and physics have been awarded to APS Fellows.
PhysTEC Announces New Inductees to The 5+Club
Eight schools graduated five or more physics teachers in the 2018-2019 school year, joining the PhysTEC 5+Club
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.
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