American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities.
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Black Holes' Soft Centers June 4, 2013 The cores of black holes may not hold points of infinite density as currently thought. Article: Live Science
Gas Clouds to Expose Black Holes June 3, 2013 Researchers suggest gas cloud could reveal black holes near center of Milky Way galaxy. Article: PhysOrg Synopsis:
Acoustically Invisible Walls May 31, 2013 A rigid wall can be made into an almost perfect transmitter by perforating it with tiny holes covered by a thin membrane. Article: Physics World Forthcoming:
2013 APS James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials Recipient
David R. Smith, Duke University
Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS)
APS is playing a central role in a group of publishers developing a framework (called CHORUS) for a possible public-private partnership to increase public access to peer-reviewed publications that report on federally-funded research, as required by a recent OSTP memorandum. Article: Science Insider
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC), a project led by the APS in conjunction with AAPT, was recently featured in the NSF FY14 Budget Request to Congress. Among the 12 projects discussed, PhysTEC was the only education project mentioned.
2013 APS Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics Recipient
Michael K. Moe, University of California, Irvine
PhysTEC Featured in NSF Budget Request
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC), a project led by the APS in conjunction with AAPT, was recently featured in the NSF FY14 Budget Request to Congress. Among the 12 projects discussed, PhysTEC was the only education project mentioned. PhysTEC, now in its 13th year, has more than 30 active sites, and nearly 300 member institutions working to increase the number of high school physics teachers in the US.View the NSF Budget (page 14) PhysTEC Website