APS News

November 1998 (Volume 7, Number 10)


Centennial: APS Establishes Travel Grants for Student Centennial Attendance
The APS has established a matching travel grant program to encourage the participation of physics undergraduate and first-year graduate students in the APS Centennial Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, 20-26 March 1999.
Centennial: Topical Symposia Arranged for Centennial Meeting
The APS technical units are organizing a series of special technical symposia covering nearly every subfield of physics for the upcoming APS Centennial meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Centennial: APS Ephemera Wanted/APS Centurions
Exhibit planning groups seeks memorabilia, oldest living members, and longest memberships.
Centennial: Historical Factal
The 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Augustus Rowland, a principal founder and first president of the American Physical Society in 1899.
Centennial: A Century of Physics
1965-1975: Closing the Circle
Centennial: Prominent Physicists CD-ROM
The APS has developed a collection of portraits of 20th Century physicists, compiled on CD-ROM, to be available for purchase at the APS centenary.
Leo Szilard Lectureship Award is Funded
The APS has received nearly $70,000 to endow a Leo Szilard Lectureship Award, intended to provide exposure for physicists who have applied their science for the benefit of society.
Physicists To Be Honored at November Meetings
Eight physicists will be honored for their work in fluid dynamics and plasma physics in November.
In Brief
Ouellette wins writing award; two APS members run for Congress; National Science Board appointees.
Physical Review Focus
A sampling of the new APS electronic journal.
Senior Membership
Do you qualify?
APS Regional Sections Hold Fall Meetings
Five APS geographical sections held their annual fall meetings throughout the nation during the month of October.


Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Under the Gun
Non-PhD APS Members Need to Speak Up — BELTWAY Becoming Too Partisan?
The Back Page
Congressman Vernon Ehlers talks about his new science policy report: Unlocking Our Future.


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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin