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2019 Nobel Prize in Physics
This year, three researchers are recognized for their contributions to understanding the cosmos.
2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Two APS Fellows share this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry
A Look into the Future with Augmented and Virtual Reality
Speakers at the 2019 FIO/LS meeting discussed the optics challenges and real world applications of AR and VR headsets.
Science as a Laughing Matter
The ceremony for the Ig Nobel prizes—spoofs of the real Nobel prizes—gives the public a chance to laugh at science’s expense…without having to sit through any long speeches.
The Topical Group on Data Science
The newest APS membership unit recognizes the growing relevance of data science across all domains of physics.
Here Be Dragons...
New book offers a guide to the science of Game of Thrones
Students and Mentors in the National Mentoring Community
Madelyn Leembruggen and her mentor Rohana Wijewardhana share their experiences as part of the National Mentoring Community.
Evaluating a Decade of PhysicsQuest
Education and Diversity News
Communication and Negotiation Skills Seminar for Women
This Month in Physics History
November 11, 1572: Tycho Brahe Spots a Supernova
Office of Government Affairs
APS Congressional Science Fellows Use Expertise to Impact Policy on Capitol Hill
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
New NSF Research Infrastructure Program Issues First Grants
Early Example of Multi-messenger Astronomy
Discuss Sexual Harassment—But Consider This First
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