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24 Apr, 2014, 11:12 ET Economics = MC^2 ... A Portrait of the Modern Physics Startup

 For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed...


01 Apr, 2014, 11:50 ET Wind Energy: On the grid, Off the Checkerboard

As wind farms grow in importance across the globe as sources of clean, renewable energy, one key consideration in their construction is their...


15 Jan, 2014, 12:36 ET Astrophysicist Piero Madau Wins 2014 Dannie Heineman Prize

American Institute of Physics and American Astronomical Society jointly honor researcher who helped illuminate the physics of the early...


02 Dec, 2013, 13:00 ET AIP Welcomes American Meteorological Society as its Newest Member Society

New status for AMS as an AIP Member Society will bring new benefits and opportunities for both organizations The American Institute of Physics...


08 Oct, 2013, 11:38 ET Why is the Higgs Boson So Important? AIP Gathers Expert Commentary and Background Info on Nobel Prize Resource Page

 The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Francois Englert of the Universite Libre de Bruxellesand Peter Higgs of the University of...


16 May, 2013, 16:25 ET How Should Geophysics Contribute to Disaster Planning?

 Earthquakes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters often showcase the worst in human suffering – especially when those disasters strike...


24 Jan, 2013, 11:22 ET Robert J. Birgeneau Receives the Karl T. Compton Medal for Leadership in Physics

$10,000 Prize Awarded by the American Institute of Physics (AIP)  The American Institute of Physics (AIP) announces that Chancellor...


03 Dec, 2012, 17:00 ET AIP's Center for History of Physics Opens New Web Exhibit on Ernest Rutherford, Discoverer of the Atomic Nucleus

 The American Institute of Physics' (AIP) Center for History of Physics has opened a new online exhibit on early 20th century physicist Ernest...


27 Nov, 2012, 10:00 ET AIP Appoints Editor of APL Materials

Judith MacManus-Driscoll to lead new open access journal in materials science  AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of...


02 Jul, 2012, 10:36 ET AIP Reports Healthy Impact Factor Increases across Journal Portfolio

Key titles dominate their categories, according to newly released Thomson Reuters' data The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is proud to...


18 Jun, 2012, 19:00 ET Finch Report: AIP Sees Value in Encouraging Stakeholder Collaboration in Publishing

 The American Institute of Physics (AIP) welcomes a new report, drafted by a distinguished group of U.K. scholarly publishing stakeholders,...


16 May, 2012, 10:00 ET AIP Advances Now Indexed in Thomson Reuters Databases

AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), is pleased to announce that its open access journal AIP Advances will now...


10 Apr, 2012, 10:00 ET AIP Offers Sneak Peak of Two Future Materials Science Journals

JAP Materials and APL Materials to join the ranks of AIP's premier journals Two new open-access journals will join the distinguished ranks...


17 Jan, 2012, 14:20 ET AIP Releases the Enriched GradschoolShopper.com

A comprehensive one-stop website for researching graduate programs in physics, astronomy, and related fields Prospective graduate students...


21 Dec, 2011, 09:43 ET 2012 Emilio Segre Visual Calendar Now On Sale

Proceeds benefit the Emilio Segre Visual Archives at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives The American Institute of Physics' (AIP) Niels...


30 Nov, 2011, 10:07 ET American Institute of Physics Partners With Publishing Technology on Next Generation Scitation

AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), and Publishing Technology plc (LSE: PTO) announce a partnership to build...


28 Nov, 2011, 10:54 ET AIP Publishing Partners with MathJax

AIP online journals now offer MathJax to display mathematics AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics, has become a...


03 Aug, 2011, 10:28 ET AIP Creates New App for Authors and Reviewers

iPeerReview provides mobile access to submitted papers AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org),...


26 Jul, 2011, 11:30 ET AIP's Niels Bohr Library Makes Goudsmit Papers Available Online

Papers document history of frontier physics research The Niels Bohr Library and Archives of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), has...


30 Jun, 2011, 17:02 ET Impact Factors Rise for Key AIP Journals in Thomson Reuters Latest Rankings

Many titles again top the list of most highly cited journals in their category The American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org) is pleased...


21 Jun, 2011, 14:00 ET Article-Level Metrics Now Available for AIP Advances

New tool measures article usage in fast-track open access journal AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP),...


17 Jun, 2011, 12:34 ET AIP Celebrates First Anniversary of Its Beijing Office with Release of New Chinese-Language Website

AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org), is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the opening of its...


06 Jun, 2011, 14:00 ET AIP and NIST Make Semiconductor Research Freely Available Online

AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org), announces that through an agreement with the National...


02 Jun, 2011, 14:09 ET 100,000th Paper Marks Significant Milestone for AIP Conference Proceedings Series

New team strongly positions series for even greater growth AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org),...


19 Apr, 2011, 12:02 ET Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics Selects AIP

Publishing partnership to begin in 2012 AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (aip.org), is pleased to announce...