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Join us on October 28, 2021 at 10 am EDT (4 pm CET) ! Prof. Dr. Ghaleb Natour will discuss the Palestinian-German Science Bridge (PGSB) as a vector to build capacity for Palestine Research and Innovation. The PGSB is a pilot project financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF and implemented jointly by Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH and Palestinian Academy for Science and Technology PALAST to develop a joint research and education program. it provides the most brilliant science and technology graduates from Palestinian universities with access to state-of-the-art equipment for the experimental part of their Master's thesis and the ...
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Join us on September 30, 2021   at 10 am EDT (5 pm Tehran time) ! Prof Vahid Karimipour will discuss how almost 100 years after the final formulation of Quantum Mechanics, new phenomena are appearing in the horizon of the microscopic world, the description of which greatly enhances our understanding of both the formalism and the foundations of quantum mechanics.  We also find new ways to harbor quantum phenomena for revolutionizing our technologies in various ways. In this talk, we briefly talk about these developments. This event is co-hosted by Mohammad Reza Ejtehadi , President of the Physics Society of Iran, who will give a short ...
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Join us on August 26, 2021 at 10 am EDT (11 am São Paulo time)   and  REGISTER HERE  to know more about   " Sirius: the new bright lights to science from the southern hemisphere " The lecture will be delivered by Harry Westfahl (Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory) Bio: Dr Harry Westfahl Jr. is the LNLS’ Director since 2020. He also served LNLS as Scientific Director from 2013 to 2019, as deputy scientific director from 2011 to 2012 and, as a researcher since 2001, when he joined the Laboratory after three years of postdoctoral research. Since 2013 he coordinates the project and construction of the beamlines for the new Brazilian ...
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PHYSIC MATTERS !  Join us on  July 15, 2021, 10 am EDT (5 pm Tel-Aviv)   and REGISTER HERE to know more about   " The Music of Physics" ! The lecture will be delivered by  Eilam Gross ( Weizmann Institute of Science). The whole duration will be about 90 min.   Abstract: The universe plays music to our ears. What is the sound of Dancing Black Holes and Gravity waves? What is the sound of the Higgs Boson discovery? What is the power of Physics Asymmetry, and how is this connected to Mozart? How did the universe come to be? On these questions and others, we will try to answer with a universal language: ...
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PHYSIC MATTERS , so Join us on June 15, 2021, 8 am EDT (3 pm SESAME) and REGISTER HERE  to know more about   "SESAME: the new adventure of the Middle East women scientists" ! The lecture will be delivered by  Gihan Kamel ( SESAME). The whole duration will be about 60 min. Turning the wheel of history, seeking the initial steps towards the understanding of the optical systems based on the invaluable contribution of the Muslim and Arab Scholar, Ibn Al-Haytham. Along with the extraordinary efforts of the followers enthusiastic scholars, scientists succeeded to develop modern powerful eyes capable of resolving details of matter down to its atoms, ...
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NSF Director Explains Vision for Science Agency in APS News In the June edition of APS News, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan discusses his vision for the science agency, including its role in supporting research and training the future STEM workforce. Panchanathan is a computer scientist and engineer, and NSF’s 15 th director, after being confirmed by the US Senate on June 18, 2020. Additionally, he is a leader in science, engineering, and education with more than three decades of experience. Read about his vision for NSF here .
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PHYSIC MATTERS , so Join us on May 20, 7 am EDT and REGISTER HERE to know more about " Fluid dynamics of wildfires" ! The lecture will be delivered by  Rod Linn ( Los Alamos National Laboratory and UCSD). The whole duration will be about 60 min.   Wildland fires are an unavoidable and essential feature of the natural environment. They’re also increasingly dangerous as communities continue to spread away from urban areas. Unfortunately, a century of wildfire exclusion—the strategy of putting out fires as fast as they start—has led to a significant buildup of fuel in the form of overgrown forests. Continuing to keep wildfires at bay is simply not ...
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Please, join us at the “Sakharov-100” webinar as we celebrate this amazing human being! REGISTER at :  https ://apsphysics.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VCKYPpj-RiOD-JoUB8CRKw The American Physical Society’s Committee on the International Freedom of Scientists, Forums on International Physics, Physics & Society, and the History of Physics, together with the Russian-American Science Association have jointly organized a  free webinar “Sakharov 100 : Physics, Peace, Human Rights - Celebrating Andrei Sakharov’s Contributions to Science and Humanity” . It will take place on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT, the day of the 100th birthday ...
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How Physics Can Measure Tempo and Mode of Human Evolution March 29, 2021  8 am EDT (3 pm EET – SESAME, Jordan time) REGISTER HERE The lecture will be delivered by  Claudio Tuniz   (Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy). The whole duration will be about 60 mn. The reconstruction of human history in the deep past is based on data obtained through the characterisation of hominid fossils, of their cultural products, and of the environment in which they lived. Such data include age and microstructure of the materials of interest. Dating methods based on radioactivity, such as radiocarbon, luminescence, and uranium-thorium, ...
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The FIP Winter 2021 newsletter is now available for reading. >>DOWNLOAD HERE!<<
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APS has released a new   report   that provides recommendations to strengthen the nation’s STEM workforce, including building research capacity among emerging research institutions (ERIs), establishing a clear path for international talent to study and work in the US, confronting hostile work environments, and addressing the shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Titled “Building America’s STEM Workforce: Eliminating Barriers and Unlocking Advantages,” the report examines both domestic and international challenges and opportunities. It synthesizes a range of public data and reports—complemented with surveys of physics department chairs and APS ...
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Hello and welcome to your new unit website! APS has been hard at work revamping your current unit site and is excited to introduce your new online unit community — a member benefit powered by   APS Engage . In keeping in line with   APS’s strategic plan , this new site will not only serve our members but will also serve the greater physics community as well. It will allow you to interact with other unit members beyond in-person meetings, share and discuss content relevant to your field of study and interests, and create a shared repository of useful resources. The site features: a community discussion board a unit community library a ...
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