Forum on the History of Physics

The Forum on the History of Physics, established in 1980, brings together physicists, historians, and other members of APS with an interest in the history physics and its impact on culture, education, and physics research itself. The Forum issues a semiannual Newsletter and organizes and sponsors sessions at the March and April APS meetings.


Flavio del Santo Wins History of Physics 2018 Essay Contest

Flavio del Santo, University of Vienna, wins the second annual History of Physics Essay Contest. Grigoris Panoutsopoulos, University of Athens, wins runner-up.
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Spring 2019 Newsletter is Now Available

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Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2019 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics
Helge Kragh

View FHP Sessions Online

Slides and audio records of many of the FHP-sponsored sessions at APS meetings are available online.

2019
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2018
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2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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Other Announcements

AIP Grants-in-Aid for History of Modern Physics and Allied Fields