The following story appeared on the "symmetry breaking" website on November 21, 2008. Demand grows, wages rise for skilled workers in physics-related industry by Tona Kunz
Month: November 2008
Ray Szara, CSA Stalwart, passes away
Ray Szara, CSA board member, died Tuesday, November 11, 2008.
New method shows electron pairs precede HTS
Using new imaging methods, scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have confirmed that electron pairs that carry electrical current emerge above the transition temperature before superconductivity sets in.
Organizations urge Obama to appoint White House Science Advisor
The American Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society and the American Astronomical Society were among 180 organizations that signed letters to President-Elect Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, urging them to appoint a White House Science Advisor by Inauguration Day.
PBS’ Independent Lens to air “The Atom Smashers” on Nov.25
On Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 10:30 PM CST, PBS's Independent Lens will air a documentary called "The Atom Smashers." The film gives an in-depth look into particle physics, the Fermilab Tevatron, CERN's Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson.