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February 1999 (Volume 8, Number 2)

Centennial News: Centennial Meeting Tutorials

The APS is hosting five tutorials during the APS Centennial Meeting, to be held on Sunday, March 21, from 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. Arranged by MIT's Lawrence Rubin, the topics to be featured are listed below. Further information can be found in the APS Meeting Announcements booklet, December 1998 (mailed as an insert to APS News), or online at http://www.aps.org.

  • Applications of Magnetic Force Microscopy in Magnetic Imaging of Materials.
  • Cellular Automata Simulations with Mathematica.
  • Physics of Cold Atoms at Millikelvin, Microkelvin and Nanokelvin Temperatures.
  • Perspectives on Career Choices in Industrial and Applied Physics.
  • Development of Key Concepts in Surface Science.

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin
Associate Editor: Jennifer Ouellette

February 1999 (Volume 8, Number 2)

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Centennial News: Hawking Confirmed as Centennial Speaker
Centennial News: A Century of Physics Timeline Decade
Centennial News: Physics in the 20th Century
Centennial News: Additional Centennial Exhibits
Centennial News: Centennial Meeting Tutorials
Survey Looks at 'Two-Body' Problem Among Physicists
APS Workshop Targets Tribulations of New Managers
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Discounted Auto Insurance Added to Member Benefits
Fusion Pellets, Most Powerful Laser Highlight DPP Meeting
New: Plasma Astrophysics Group Formed
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Career Corner
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
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