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New Results from MICROSCOPE Mission Tighten Constraints for Key Principle of General Relativity
The satellite’s free-fall experiments yielded the most precise confirmation yet of weak equivalence.
Q&A: Lia Merminga Has a Vision for Particle Physics
As a child, she played hopscotch in the Athens suburbs. Now, the Fermilab Director wants the facility to lead the world in neutrino research.
Profiles in Versatility: Physicist to Test Nanoparticle-and-Laser Cancer Treatment in Humans
After losing her aunt to cancer, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green dedicated her career to finding treatments.
Gas Particles, Ferromagnets—and Voters?
Some researchers are using the tools of physics to study social processes like elections.
In Proof-of-Principle Experiment, Researchers Use Tiny Chip to Separate Squishy Cells from Hard Particles
Microfluidic devices could help scientists sort sick cells by softness.
Scientists Create 3D-Printed Model to Study How Particles Move Through Blood
The research could improve embolization, a procedure to stop bleeding and fight tumors.
This Month in Physics History
October 1956: Lee and Yang Crack the Mirror of Parity
For Women and Gender Minorities in Physics, Community Builds Confidence
Lessons from the 2022 Advancing Graduate Leadership Conference.
APS Announces Recipients of the Fall 2022 Prizes and Awards
Recognizing outstanding contributions to physics.
Division of Computational Physics
A home for physicists studying the third pillar of science.
Physics Lab Kits Help Foster the Next Generation of East African Scientists
The kits—supported by the APS Innovation Fund—have already reached 1,400 students.
The Back Page
Scientists Don’t Succeed in a Vacuum. Why Expect This of Graduate Students?
FYI: Science Policy News From AIP
US Revs Up Clean-Energy Campaign with Historic Climate Law
APS Members’ Advocacy Helps CHIPS and Science Act Become Law
The law is the “most significant science legislation in more than a decade.”
Hassana Howe Joins APS as Inaugural Chief Experience and Engagement Officer
APS is delighted to announce that Hassana Howe, a certified association executive (CAE), has joined as the Society’s inaugural Chief Experience and Engagement Officer (CXO).
Task Force Gets to Work Reviewing APS Committees
The APS Board of Directors established a task force, chaired by Peter Schiffer, to assess these committees and recommend improvements.
PhysTEC Announces New 2022 Inductees to The 5+Club
Seven schools graduated five or more physics teachers in the 2021-22 school year, joining the PhysTEC 5+Club.
Harvard Chemist and APS Fellow Shares 2022 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience
Dr. George Whitesides, a Harvard chemist and APS Fellow, is one of four recipients of the 2022 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience.
Productive Scientific Discourse Demands Respect
APS strives to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for all those engaged in physics.
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