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APS President Sends Letter to House Science Committee Regarding COVID-19 Policy Initiatives
Phil Bucksbaum sent a letter outlining policy initiatives that would help the physics community during this global health crisis.
The APS Forum on Education
Meet the APS Forum improving physics education from grade school through grad school.
Physicists Mobilize to Combat Coronavirus
Speakers at the Virtual April Meeting share how physicists are using their expertise to solve problems during the coronavirus pandemic.
Exploring the Cosmos with Nobel Laureates
Four winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics joined the Virtual April Meeting to talk dark matter, exoplanets, and more.
Going Deep into Black Holes
Collaborations around the world are making use of recent telescope and gravitational wave observations to better understand black holes.
Supporting Early Career Physicists Virtually
At the 2020 April Meeting, students and early career attendees participated in an insightful career panel and networking session, all online.
New Webinar Series for Students and Early Career Members
APS has launched a new webinar series to provide information and resources on topics ranging from visa policies to navigating a career during a pandemic.
Education and Diversity News
Physics Department Chairs Conference Goes Online
This Month in Physics History
June 16, 1874: Opening of the Cavendish Laboratory
APS partnership with Brazilian Physical Society connects Young Physicists Worldwide
Office of Government Affairs
APS OGA Begins Using Phone2Action, a New, User-Friendly Advocacy Software
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
‘Physics of Living Systems’ Survey to Delineate New Subfield
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Staying Motivated and Productive During COVID-19 as an Undergraduate Student
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APS Actions in Response to US Visa Proclamation
On June 22nd, the White House issued a Proclamation that suspends entry of particular non-immigrants into the United States.
APS Leadership Letter Condemning Racism
While systemic racism and racial injustice persist in the US and across the world, we are especially concerned for colleagues of color and their families.
APS Fellow Among 2020 Kavli Prize Recipients
The 2020 Kavli Prize honors six scientists across the three categories, including an APS Fellow Ondrej Krivanek.
APS Innovation Fund Reopens for COVID-19
Successful funding program calls for new round of proposals for projects to support the physics community during the pandemic.
Back Page: Moving Physics Courses Online on Short Notice
Many physics instructors have suddenly found themselves in an unprecedented situation: their institutions are immediately transitioning to a completely online format.
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