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March 2007 (Volume 16, Number 3)

Committee on Informing the Public Holds First Meeting

Photo by Ken Cole

On January 29, the new Committee on Informing the Public held its first meeting at APS headquarters. The committee will oversee APS’s media relations and public outreach activities (see story in the December 2006 APS News, available online). Seated at the table are (l to r) Dan Dahlberg of the University of Minnesota; APS Head of Public Outreach Jessica Clark; and APS Public Outreach Specialist Kendra Rand. Gathered behind them are APS Head of Media Relations James Riordon; APS Associate Executive Officer Alan Chodos; Sean Carroll of Caltech; Committee Chair Philip W. Hammer of the Franklin Institute; Ivan Schuller of the University of California, San Diego; Laura Greene of the University of Illinois; Paul Zitzewitz of the University of Michigan, Dearborn; Gianfranco Vidali of Syracuse University; Larry Gladney of the University of Pennsylvania; and Paul Chaikin of New York University.

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Editor: Alan Chodos
Contributing Editor: Jennifer Ouellette
Staff Writer: Ernie Tretkoff

March 2007 (Volume 16, Number 3)

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"Woodstock of Physics," Quantum Computing Among Highlights of 2007
Meet the New Editor-in-Chief
Poll Finds Significant Interest in School Boards Among Physicists
APS Gathers Postdoc Best Practices; Comments are invited
Built for Speed: NASCAR Physics Featured in Public Lecture
New Report Reviews Primary Economic Driving Factors in U.S
PRL Launches New Feature to Improve Accessibility
Fellows Reign in Southern California
Committee on Informing the Public Holds First Meeting
Getting High on Physics
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science
Schrodinger's Parrot
The Back Page
Inside the Beltway: Washington Analysis and Opinion