|The Surprising Physics of How Dogs and Cats Drink Water|
Yes, they lap. But what does that mean?
|The Path to a Clean-Energy Electric Grid Has Roadblocks, but Physicists Can Help|
At the April Meeting, experts discussed the challenges to achieving clean-energy electricity.
|Muon Telescope Developed at Fermilab Could Unlock Mysteries of the Great Pyramid of Giza|
Researchers are using fundamental particles to peer inside a wonder of the ancient world.
|To Become Brighter, Synchrotron Light Sources Must First Go Dark|
Around the world, specialized accelerators are going offline to prepare for major upgrades.
|The Dawn of Bendy, Squishy Robots|
The metal contraptions of the popular imagination are making way for soft robotics powered by fluids and formed using origami folds.
|From Atoms to Black Holes at the March Meeting’s Kavli Symposium|
Research in four fields, at four different scales.
|Expanding Physics at the March Meeting|
Physics is growing, and it shows.
|Get Ready for the APS April Meeting 2023|
In Minneapolis or online, physicists can connect over the latest discoveries, “from quarks to cosmos.”
|Controlling a Zombie Outbreak — and Beyond|
A modified epidemiology model highlights the role of medical treatment in countering the spread of infections.
|This Summer, Particle Physicists Will Prioritize Projects for the Field’s Future|
The P5 panel is gathering information that will shape its recommendations.
|New Technique Generates Non-Flickering Flames at Normal Gravity and Atmospheric Pressure|
Flickering flames are more unstable. Researchers have come up with a novel way to keep them still.
|The 2022 Physics Laureates Share Their Stories in Stockholm|
As the Nobel Prize returns to ‘real life,’ quantum physicists challenge our view of reality.
|Get Ready for the APS March Meeting 2023|
In Las Vegas or online, engage with peers from across the globe.
|Designing Self-Powered Breath Sensors to Track Chronic Respiratory Conditions|
Engineers at an APS meeting on fluid dynamics presented an implantable sensor that can detect signs of an asthma attack in rabbits.
|Here’s How Honeybees Fly in Windy Conditions|
New research suggests that even in turbulent wind, honeybees maintain their average flying velocity and move in a zig-zag-like pattern.
|How Sound Waves Could Power a Greener Air-Conditioner|
At an APS meeting on fluid dynamics, researchers discussed thermoacoustic cooling, an old technology attracting new interest.
|New Models Expand Thermodynamics to Humidity-Driven Engines That Mimic Plants|
Researchers rework traditional thermodynamics to study mechanisms that create motion from changes in humidity.
|Scientists Investigate Salty Stellar Recipes|
In large collections of stars, sodium is far more abundant than expected — so scientists bring a stellar reaction into the lab.
|Physicists Can Help Combat Global Threat of Nuclear Weapons, Say Experts at Nuclear Physics Meeting|
Speakers at an APS meeting on nuclear physics discussed the past, present, and future of nuclear weapons.
|Sixty Years After, Physicists Model Electromagnetic Pulse of a Once-Secret Nuclear Test|
At an APS meeting on plasma physics, physicists present simulations of Starfish Prime, a high-altitude nuclear test in 1962.
|Astrophysics in Albuquerque: The APS Four Corners Section Meets in October|
Physics thrives in the Southwest.
|New Experiment Suggests Imaginary Numbers Must Be Part of Real Quantum Physics|
A new experiment strengthens the evidence that imaginary numbers play an irreplaceable role in quantum theory.
|What Does the Nobel Prize’s Fame Mean for Science?|
Physicists weigh in on physics’ most famous award.
|Division of Computational Physics|
A home for physicists studying the third pillar of science.
|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.
|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.
|Gas Particles, Ferromagnets—and Voters?|
Some researchers are using the tools of physics to study social processes like elections.
|The APS Topical Group on Hadronic Physics|
Studying the strong force? You need a strong community.
|The Newest Quantum Frontier: Building a Skilled Workforce|
Education in quantum mechanics has lagged for years. Experts are trying to change this.
|Scientists Create New Way to Predict Rogue Waves in Crossing Sea Conditions|
“Rogue” waves—unusual and enormous—pose a threat to ships.
|For Agile Flight, Just Add Feathers|
Humble feathers called “coverts” could inspire new designs for aircraft wings.
|Computer Simulations Uncover How Barnacles Slow Down Ships|
The critters force boats to burn more fuel—and create more emissions.
|How to Squeeze a Rock Like the Center of a Planet|
Scientists shared research at SHOCK22, an APS conference about materials under pressure.
|Lighting Tiny Movie Sets With the World’s Most Intense X-Rays|
Scientists at DAMOP discuss the future of X-ray free electron lasers.
|Researchers Find Home in Division of Physics of Beams (DPB) and Look Ahead to August Meeting in New Mexico|
From August 7-12, beam physicists will meet in Albuquerque.
|Searching for New Molecules with Quantum Computers|
Could the budding technology see a breakthrough application in chemistry?
|Interview with Denis Bartolo, New Lead Editor of Physical Review X|
His route to physics was unconventional—and his coffee habits still are.
|What Was the Climate Like 1,000 Years Ago? Ask Argon-39|
At DAMOP, physicists showcase advances in atom trace trap analysis.
|From Great Plains to Alaska, Physicists in the Northwest Section Prepare for June Meeting in Canada|
Physics, across two million square miles.
|In Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, Physicists Find a Home in One of APS’s Oldest Geographical Sections|
The Eastern Great Lakes Section offers its 1,500 members a cozy venue for collaboration.
|Molecular Machines Make Waves at APS March Meeting|
The human body is full of tiny machines—and physicists are eager to learn more.
|APS’s Energy Research Journal, PRX Energy, Publishes its First Issue|
The newest Physical Review journal, centered on energy science, published its first papers.
|Physicists—Jolted by Surprising Mass of Subatomic Particle—Share Discovery at APS April Meeting|
At the April Meeting, scientists shared a surprise: the W boson is heavier than expected.