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What Does the Nobel Prize’s Fame Mean for Science?
Physicists weigh in on physics’ most famous award.
New Experiment Suggests Imaginary Numbers Must Be Part of Real Quantum Physics
A new experiment strengthens the evidence that imaginary numbers play an irreplaceable role in quantum theory.
Albert-László Barabási, Network Scientist, Wants Physicists to Connect with Wider Audiences
An interview with the recipient of the 2023 Lilienfeld Prize.
Astroparticle Physicist Wins 2023 Valley Prize for Work on Dark Matter
As a child in Tunisia, Lina Necib watched the 1997 film “Contact” and decided to become an astrophysicist. Now at MIT, she studies dark matter’s shadowy clues.
This Month in Physics History
November 1964: John S. Bell Quietly Rings in New Era of Quantum Theory
From Banking to Quantum Physics
At age 30, Michelle Lollie, APS Bridge Program graduate, abandoned her career in finance and leapt into physics.
Newest Data Shows Mixed Progress for Women and Marginalized Groups in Physics Higher Ed
Takeaways from the latest federal data.
APS Announces Recipients of the Spring 2023 Prizes and Awards
APS recognizes outstanding achievement in research, education, and public service.
Astrophysics in Albuquerque: The APS Four Corners Section Meets in October
Physics thrives in the Southwest.
Four Mistakes Early-Career Scientists Make in Interviews and How to Correct Them
Interviews are sales pitches. Here’s how to get good at them.
The Back Page: How Newton Derived the Shape of Earth
To argue for universal gravitation, Newton had to become a “geodesist.”
Taking on Climate Change and Cryptomining Carbon Emissions
Stephanie Mack, the 2021-22 APS Congressional Science Fellow, wraps up her year in Congress.
Harvard Chemist and APS Fellow Shares 2022 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience
Dr. George Whitesides, a Harvard chemist and APS Fellow, is one of four recipients of the 2022 Kavli Prize in Nanoscience.
Productive Scientific Discourse Demands Respect
APS strives to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for all those engaged in physics.
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