APS News

February 1998 (Volume 7, Number 2)


Campaign for Physics Celebrates Reaching $5 Million Funding Goal
A victory celebration was held November 22, 1997 in San Francisco, CA.
Tutorial Sessions, Mini-Conferences, Plasma Science Expo Featured at the DPP Meeting
Physicists discussed the latest discoveries in the universe of plasmas when the APS Division of Plasma Physics (DPP) held its annual meeting on November 17-21, 1997 at the Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
APS Outreach Programs for Minorities and Women at a Glance
Colloquium Speakers Lists of Women and Minorities in Physics, available online and in hard copy, list the names and talk titles of women and minority physicists, indexed by field and state. Travel Grants for Minority and Women Speakers Programs.
In Brief
CAP to become the Committee on Careers and Professional Development; doubling non-defense R&D; a new Task Force on APS Prizes and Awards; National Medal and other honorees; and new funding initiatives.
At what rate are physics departments hiring early career physicists?
In 1995-96, 1,438 PhDs were granted by US physics departments.
Early Electronic Publication of Physical Review D Articles
PRD-Online will post accepted articles well in advance of the paper issue.
Free JETP Letters Online
PRL-Online subscribers can access JETP Letters-Online without charge.
Fluid Dynamics Researchers Meet in San Francisco
New research results in turbulence control, sonoluminescence, and biofluid dynamics were among the highlights of the 1997 fall meeting of the APS Division of Fuild Dynamics.
Historical Factal
Leo Szilard


APS Views
APS Junior Member Survey: Perceptions of the Job Market
The Back Page
Liquidating the Cold War: Progress of the HEU Deal


Member Spotlight
Cherry Murray Pursues Excellence in Industrial Research

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