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Scholarly Peer Review is an Age-Old Practice, But Publishing is Changing
For Peer Review Week, Rachel Burley, APS Chief Publications Officer, reflects on the future of one of science’s most vital processes.
“I Get Goosebumps Still”: Angela Stickle, DART Mission Scientist, Reflects on Humanity’s First Effort to Change an Asteroid’s Orbit
Smashing a spacecraft into an asteroid could someday save Earth, Stickle says. After last year’s test, what comes next?
October 1998: Trespasser Makes History As The First Video Game to Incorporate a Complete “Physics Engine” — And Flops
The Jurassic Park-themed game was the first to use code that crunches mechanics equations with lightning speed. The game was trailblazing, and its glitches disastrous.
How Searching for the Higgs Prepared this Physicist to be an AI Leader in the Corporate World
For Sarah Schlobohm, a physics degree led naturally to machine learning.
It’s Time to Rethink Alcohol at Work Events
Drinking in professional settings comes with risks and can alienate colleagues. There are better ways for physicists to socialize.
As the Congressional Science Fellowship Turns 50, Fellows Reflect on Their Experience
Three former fellows recall the skills they still use today.
Congress Scrambles to Steer AI Development
Bipartisan lawmakers weigh legislation for the emerging technology.