APS Members in the Media

The Washington Times
“We were all scientists and therefore really understood and appreciated the value this would bring to our colleagues in Iraq.”
-Barrett Ripin (MD-8th) , US Department of State, on the Iraqi Virtual Science Library. (May 22, 2006)

The New York Times
“This is a good example of something which is very counterintuitive that the laws of nature permit.”
-Robert Boyd , University of Rochester (NY-28th), on a method of making light travel backwards. (May 16, 2006)

The Los Angeles Times
“Many students have a fear of science, but if they come at it from a different angle, they sometimes find out they're interested in the subject and take more classes.”
-Michael Dennin , UC Irvine (CA-48th), on using comic book heroes to teach physics. (March 25, 2006)

The Wall Street Journal
“It's amazing we are so uncertain about the most abundant substance on Earth. I have a feeling that, with water, there will be more surprises.”
-Anders Nilsson , Stanford University (CA-14th), on the structure of water. (March 10, 2006)

Santa Cruz Sentinel
“ There are good reasons to think that the [Linear Hadron Collider] will produce major discoveries.”
-Michael Dine , University of California, Santa Cruz (CA-17th). (April 12, 2006)

St. Louis Dispatch
“They're not just Shiva the Destroyer; they're Brahma the Creator.”
-Scott Hughes , MIT (MA-8th), on black holes, which may influence galaxy development, according to new research. (April 29, 2006)

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