APS News

July 1998 (Volume 7, Number 7)

Check out the Centennial Webpage

Up to date Centennial event and meeting information will be posted on the Centennial webpage from now through 1999. Check it often and make your reservations early as possible, as some events will have limited capacity. Information currently on the Centennial webpage includes:


  • Nobel Laureate Exhibit and Luncheon
  • International Banquet
  • Physics Festival in Atlanta
  • Fernbank Museum Gala
  • Reunions of colleges and laboratories
  • Exhibits and Displays


  • Technical Program of Meeting
  • Special Centennial Symposia
  • Plenary and Keynote Speakers
  • Roundtables and Workshops


  • A Century of Physics Timeline Wall chart & Website
  • Centennial Photo Collection
  • Multimedia Video
  • Centennial Speakers Program and Book
  • TV Documentary

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin

July 1998 (Volume 7, Number 7)

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Articles in this Issue
Educator/Student Day Draws Local High Schoolers
Highlights form Columbus, OH Spring Meeting: "Cosmic Chords," Quark Gluon Plasmas
Check out the Centennial Webpage
"Cosmic Chords" Support of Einstein's Theory
First Observation of Quark-Gluon Plasma?
A Century of Physics
Gala Event of the Century
Isidor Rabi: Scientist and Citizen
Recent Experiments on Exotic Atoms
Zero Gravity
In Brief
Speakers at Centennial Session Pay Tribute to Leo SzilardSpeakers at Centennial Session Pay Tribute to Leo Szilard
Physical Review Editorial Office Expanding
Council Structure to be Reviewed by Newly Established Task Force
Physics and Toys: Fun for Everyone
A Year of Opportunities: APS Retiring Presidential Address
Members To Choose New Leadership for 1999
Springtime Demos Illustrate Basic Physics Concepts
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