|Educator/Student Day Draws Local High Schoolers|
The APS/AAPT Spring Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, featured a special Educator/Student Day on Monday, April 20th.
|Highlights form Columbus, OH Spring Meeting: "Cosmic Chords," Quark Gluon Plasmas|
Approximately 1,200 physicists assembled in Columbus, Ohio for the 1998 Joint Spring Meeting of the APS and AAPT, 18-21 April.
|Check out the Centennial Webpage|
Up to date Centennial event and meeting information will be posted on the Centennial webpage from now through 1999.
|"Cosmic Chords" Support of Einstein's Theory|
The strongest gravitational fields ever measured have been recorded by scientists using the Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) satellite.
|First Observation of Quark-Gluon Plasma?|
Some researchers have suggested that QGP's may have already been produced at CERN's Super Proton Synchrotron.
|A Century of Physics|
1935-1945: Physics in World War II.
|Gala Event of the Century|
A black-tie optional gala event and dinner in celebration of the accomplishments of the 20th Century physics will take place Saturday evening, March 21, 1999 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta.
|Isidor Rabi: Scientist and Citizen|
Rabi was one of the most influential leaders who brought American physics out of the shadows cast by the greatness of European physicists.
|Recent Experiments on Exotic Atoms|
Trapped exotic particles may serve as a probe for the strong and electromagnetic forces exerted by the atomic nucleus.
Neal Lane becomes new OSTP Director;Rita Colwell confirmed as new NSF Director; Physics Today celebrated its Golden Anniversary; Online resource for Physical Sciences established.
|Speakers at Centennial Session Pay Tribute to Leo SzilardSpeakers at Centennial Session Pay Tribute to Leo Szilard|
Leo Szilard -- physicist, inventor, biologist, writer and occasional diplomat -- was the subject of a special Saturday afternoon session at the APS/AAPT Spring Meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
|Physical Review Editorial Office Expanding|
Ever notice how the 'Creeping Green,' aka Physical Review journals, demands ever increasing shelf space?
|Council Structure to be Reviewed by Newly Established Task Force|
Chaired by Ernest Henley (University of Washington), the task force is charged with reviewing the structure of the Council with respect to representation and overall size, and with examining the distribution of responsibilities between the Council, Executive Board, and various bylaw committees.
|Physics and Toys: Fun for Everyone|
There are any number of toys which can be used to illustrate various physics principles of mechanics
|Members To Choose New Leadership for 1999|
1998 General Election Preview
|Springtime Demos Illustrate Basic Physics Concepts|
On Sunday afternoon, physicists from Ohio State University entertained attendees of the APS/AAPT Spring Meeting with demonstrations illustrating physics principles in everyday objects.