F O R U M O N P H Y S I C S & S O C I E T Y
of The American Physical Society 
July 2004

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IN THE APRIL 2004 WEB ISSUE

Editor's Comments

Articles

  • Nuclear Dangers in South Asia, Scott D. Sagan
  • Earth vs. Space for Solar Energy, Round Two, Arthur Smith
  • The Logic of Intelligence Failures, Bruce G. Blair

Commentary

  • Physics and Society Travels with Dave, David Hafemeister

News

  • White House support for fusion energy
  • AGU statement regarding anthropogenic global warming
  • Religion in the classrooms and the AIP
  • Bush: To the Moon and Mars with people
  • NSF funding for the next fiscal year
  • House Science Committee looks at Moon/Mars exploration
  • Senators Mikulski and Bond on NSF funding
  • Charge of White House manipulation of science advisory process

Reviews

  • Climate Protection Strategies for the 21st Century: Kyoto and Beyond; Special Report by the German Advisory Council on Global Change, WBGU, Berlin, reviewed by Art Hobson
  • Where Darwin Meets the Bible: creationists and evolutionists in America, by Larry A. Witham, Oxford University Press, 2002; 344 pages, $30.00 hardcover; ISBN 0-19-515045-7; reviewed by Durruty Jesus de Alba Martinez

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.

Co-Editors: Al Saperstein, Physics Dept., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202 ams@physics.wayne.edu.; Jeff Marque, Senior Staff Physicist at Beckman Coulter Corporation, 1050 Page Mill Rd., MSY-14, Palo Alto, CA 94304, jjmarque@gte.net. Reviews Editor: Art Hobson, ahobson@comp.uark.edu. Electronic Media Editor: Andrew Post-Zwicker, azwicker@pppl.gov. Layout at APS: Amera Jones, jones@aps.org. Web Manager for APS: Joanne Fincham, fincham@aps.org. Physics and Society and be found on the Web at /units/fps.

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