Physics & Society: July 2009

Volume 38, Number 3

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Editor’s Comments
Cameron Reed
Letters to the Editor
Vladislav Bevc, Wallace Manheimer
Initiatives to Enhance Nuclear Stability and Non-Proliferation in the 21<sup>st</sup> Century
Gerald E. Marsh and George S. Stanford
Women in the Sciences
Meg Urry
Forum News
Seeking Nominations for FPS Executive Committee
Phil Taylor, Chair of FPS Nominating Committee
FPS-Hosted Sessions at the APS March Meeting
Brian Schwartz, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
FPS-Hosted Sessions at the APS April Meeting
Cameron Reed, Physics & Society
FPS Student Fellowship Award Winners and Project Descriptions
Kevin Thomas and Zhenyuan Zhao
Physics of Sustainable Energy: Using Energy Efficiently and Producing It Renewably
David Hafemeister, Barbara G. Levi, Mark D Levine, and Peter Schwartz, eds.
Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth of Global Warming
Mark Bowen

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: Cameron Reed, Alma College, Alma, MI 48801, Assistant Editor: Jonathan Wurtele, UC-Berkeley, Reviews Editor: Art Hobson, Electronic Media Editor: Andrew Post-Zwicker, Editorial Board: Ruth Howes,; Barbara Levi,; Lee Schroeder, Layout at APS: Leanne Poteet, Website for APS: