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The Dawn of Bendy, Squishy Robots
The metal contraptions of the popular imagination are making way for soft robotics powered by fluids and formed using origami folds.
To Become Brighter, Synchrotron Light Sources Must First Go Dark
Around the world, specialized accelerators are going offline to prepare for major upgrades.
Muon Telescope Developed at Fermilab Could Unlock Mysteries of the Great Pyramid of Giza
Researchers are using fundamental particles to peer inside a wonder of the ancient world.
The Path to a Clean-Energy Electric Grid Has Roadblocks, but Physicists Can Help
At the April Meeting, experts discussed the challenges to achieving clean-energy electricity.
This Month in Physics History
June 1980: Vera Rubin Publishes Paper Hinting at Dark Matter
High School Students “Go Quantum” with Virtual Visit From Physicist
Physicist Brian La Cour, a volunteer with APS’s Quantum To-Go program, dropped into a physics class in Arkansas to demystify qubits.
Opinion: It’s Time to Rethink Alcohol at Work Events
Drinking in professional settings comes with risks and can alienate colleagues. There are better ways for physicists to socialize.
NSF Doubles Budget of Its New Technology Directorate
Some scientists expressed concern that existing directorates aren’t receiving enough funding.
APS Honors Members for Outstanding Science Policy Advocacy
The 2022 winners of the 5 Sigma Physicists Award.
Letter to the Editor: The Uses of Superconductors Today
The uses of superconductors today.
Letter to the Editor: 2022 Nobel Laureates
The 2022 Nobel Laureates in physics.
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