APS Forum on Physics and Society - January 2001

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Volume 30, Number 1 Jan 2001

Physics and Society is the non-peer-reviewed quarterly newsletter of the Forum on Physics and Society, a division of the American Physical Society. It presents letters, commentary, book reviews and articles on the relations of physics and the physics community to government and society. It also carries news of the Forum and provides a medium for Forum members to exchange ideas. Opinions expressed are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the APS or of the Forum. Contributed articles (up to 2500 words, technicalities are encouraged), letters (500 words), commentary (1000 words), reviews (1000 words) and brief news articles are welcome. Send them to the relevant editor by e-mail (preferred) or regular mail.

Editor: Al Saperstein, Physics Department, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, (313) 577-2733/ fax (313) 577-3932, ams@physics.wayne.edu. Articles Editor: Betsy Pugel, Loomis Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urban IL 61801, pugel@uiuc.edu. News Editor: Marc Sher, Physics Department, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA 23187, (757) 221-3538, sher@physics.wm.edu and Phil Goldstone, Los Alamos National Lab, pgoldstone@lanl.gov. Reviews Editor: Art Hobson, Physics Department, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, (501) 575-5918/fax (501) 575-4580, ahobson@comp.uark.edu. Electronic Media Editor: Marc Sher. Layout(for paper issues): Alicia Chang. Web manager for APS: Joanne Fincham

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