APS News

October 2010 (Volume 19, Number 9)


Michael Turner Elected Next APS Vice-President
The election results are in and the members of APS have selected Michael Turner as the next vice president of the society
Plans Afoot for Topical Group On the Physics of Climate
A new topical group on climate physics is in the works.
Two Women Chosen as Blewett Scholarship Recipients
APS announces this year's two recipients of the Blewett scholarship
Member Input Needed for Historic Sites
The committee in charge of the Historic Sites Initiative is calling for recommendations from the membership for future places to honor
PhysTEC Alumni Go Out and Teach
The PhysTEC program has helped dozens of undergraduates become top-notch physics teachers.
Forty-One Students Receive Minority Scholarships
Forty-one minority undergraduates received scholarships to study physics this year from APS


Letters to the Editor
Internationalization Insults Professionalism • Bury, Don’t Burn • Carbon Tax Unrealistic • Column Displays Faulty Reasoning • Business Majors Need to be Seduced • Need to Cut Back on Production of Physicists
The Back Page
Invisible Nukes


Members in the Media
As quoted in other publications...
This Month in Physics History
October 18, 1933: Louis de Broglie elected to Academy
Washington Dispatch
A bimonthly update from the APS Office of Public Affairs
Profiles in Versatility
Run For Office: Just Follow the Law and Leave the Spherical Cow Jokes Behind
International News
Symbolic farewell
Focus on APS Sections
New England Section

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