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APS Reception Celebrates International Year of Light
APS hosted a reception for its members attending the Paris opening ceremony of the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies.
IYL 2015 Switches On in the City of Light
The yearlong celebration of light and light technology kicked off in Paris in January.
Industrial Physicists Call on APS to Ramp Up Support
A recent APS report calls on the society to become a leader in the industrial physics community.
APS Rolls Out National Mentoring Program
APS’s education department announced a new mentoring program aimed at underrepresented minorities in physics.
A Physicist Discusses His Congressional Service
Physicist, former U.S. representative and now CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Rush Holt reflects on his time on The Hill.
APS Goeppert-Mayer Award goes to Aficionado of Cold Atoms
Gretchen Campbell of NIST received this year’s Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award.
Bridge-builder to Hispanic Community Wins Bouchet Award
Jorge Lopez of the University of Texas at El Paso received this year’s Edward A. Bouchet award.
APS Reaches New Membership Record
APS added nearly a thousand new members to its roles over the last year, passing the 51,000 member mark for the first time in its history.
Iranian Appeals Court Rejects Release of Imprisoned Physicist
Efforts to free the imprisoned Iranian physicist Omid Kokabee were rebuffed after an appeals court again convicted him of collaborating with a foreign government.
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February 11, 1939: Meitner/Frisch paper on nuclear fission
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