TITLE

NEWS NOTES

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Physics Today;Jan2001, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides news briefs on physics as of January 2001. Details on the joining of two California telescope arrays to form a bigger interferometer; Findings of a report on non-United States citizens who started physics and astronomy graduate programs in 1997; Promotion of Peter Williams as president of United Kingdom's Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
3933764

 

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