APS News

November 1997 (Volume 6, Number 10)


APS 1998 March Meeting
Preparations are beginning for the largest and most varied of APS meetings, to be held 16-20 March 1998 in Los Angeles, California.
APS President Urges Congress to Support Neutron Science
D. Allan Bromley petitions Senators to keep High Flux Beam Reactor open.
Highlights from PC'97 Meeting: Computation at the Physics Interface
The International Conference on Computational Physics, a joint meeting of DCOMP and FIAP, highlighted basic and applied computational physics and its applications.
Clinton Nominates Physicists for Key OSTP Positions
Arthur Bienenstock and Duncan Moore nominated for key positions at the OSTP.
Ray Selected as Ramavataram Fellow
Dr. Ranjan Ray of St. Xavier's College in Calcutta is the fifth APS Kilambi Ramavataram Fellow.
Physicists To Be Honored at November Meetings
Five physicists will be honored for their work in fluid dynamics and plasma physics at November APS unit meetings.
Two Young Physicists Receive DAMOP Thesis Award
Barry Walker and Paul Vetter were selected as the 1997 recipients of the DAMOP Thesis Award.
APS Publication Oversight Committee Participants
The POC met on September 25 and considered such issues as prices for member subscriptions and plans for a new electronic journal.
APS Joseph F. Keithley Award
Presentation of Check to Endow APS Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science
In Brief
Four APS Sections -- Texas, Ohio, New England and New York -- met in October — APS will provide DOE headquarters personnel with desktop online journals — Congress voted to close Brookhaven's high flux beam reactor for at least a year


APS Views: FAQs About Electronic Abstracts
Answers to your most frequently asked questions about abstract submissions.
Budget Numbers Speak for Themselves — Only Lean Budgets Will Encourage Reform
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Our Future Scientists
The Back Page
NSF Is Still Making Key Investments in Science and Technology


Career Directions
Hugues Sicotte offeres advice on discovering new career opportunities for physicists.

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