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Partnering with APS Members in 2019 to Advance the Scientific Enterprise
The Office of Government Affairs has partnered with APS members in 2019 to address numerous policy issues affecting science.
APS Launches a New Forum on Diversity and Inclusion
The Forum on Diversity and Inclusion joins existing efforts by APS to make physics a more welcoming and inclusive community for all.
APS Makes Progress on Priorities
An update on APS activities aligning with The APS Strategic Plan: 2019.
CUWiP Positively Impacts Women in Physics
The Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics seek to provide undergraduate women with a supportive community and the tools they need to be successful in physics.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Will Keep on Spinning
Despite reports that clouds flaking off from the Great Red Spot spelled its demise, research indicates it's sticking around.
Putting the Flu in Fluid Dynamics: Tracking the Transmission of Airborne Disease Particles
Research presented at the 2019 Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting in November sheds some light on how airborne diseases are transmitted.
The Nobel Lectures in Physics and Chemistry: The View from Stockholm
Six 2019 Nobel Laureates, including three APS members, gave a public lecture in Stockholm detailing their award-winning research.
Education and Diversity News
Wiki Scientist Course
This Month in Physics History
January 29, 1700: Birth of Daniel Bernoulli
Postcard: Physics in Vietnam
APS Opposes Administration’s Proposed Rule on Methane Emissions
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
White House Revives Science and Technology Council
The Back Page
Integrative Design for Radical Energy Efficiency
PhysTEC Announces New Inductees to The 5+Club
Eight schools graduated five or more physics teachers in the 2018-2019 school year, joining the PhysTEC 5+Club
US-China Physics Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges
APS recently hosted high-level scientists from China for a two-day roundtable discussion on “US-China Physics Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges.”
Celebrating the UNESCO International Year of the Periodic Table
In December 2017, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table.
APS to Join Phase III of SCOAP3 from 2020
Continued participation extends APS's commitment to major international HEP open access publishing initiative until 2022.
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