ERIC Number: ED247139
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Physics News in 1983.
Schewe, Phillip F., Ed.
Information is provided on some of the interesting and newsworthy developments in physics and its related fields during 1983. Areas considered include: (1) acoustics; (2) astrophysics; (3) condensed matter physics; (4) crystallography; (5) physics education; (6) electron and atomic physics; (7) elementary particle physics; (8) fluid dynamics; (9) medical physics and biophysics; (10) nuclear physics; (11) optics; and (12) plasma and fusion physics. Comments on the 1983 Nobel prize in physics (jointly awarded to Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and William A. Fowler for work relating to the evolution of stars), a list of American Institute of Physics and member society awards, medal, and prize recipients for 1983 (with a brief comment on the major contribution of each recipient), and a subject index are included. (JN)
Descriptors: Acoustics, Awards, Biophysics, Crystallography, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mass Media, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Physics, Science Education
Distributed by the Public Information Division, American Institute of Physics, 335 East 45 Street, New York, NY 10017 ($5.00 prepaid; $3.00 for orders of 10 copies or more; $2.00 for orders of 100 or more).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Physics, New York, NY.