Sunday, November 04, 2007

Forum on Physics and Society Newsletter

The Oct. 2007 issue of Forum on Physics and Society newsletter is now available online.

Table of Contest:

News of the Forum

* Upcoming Forum Election
* Forum Short Course on Physics of Sustainable Energy
* Deadline Approaching for AIP State Dept. Fellowship


* What Are Nuclear Weapons For? Michael May
* What are Nuclear Weapons For? John S. Foster, Jr. and Keith B. Payne
* Nuclear Fuel Banks: A View From the South Fernando de Souza-Barros
* The Origins of CAFE Allan R. Hoffman
* The CAFE Formula, David Hafemeister
* Sputnik – 50 Years Later Alan J. Scott


* Three Inconvenient Truths, Robert Ehrlich


* Out of the Shadows: Contributions of Twentieth-Century Women to Physics, Edited by Nina Byers and Gary Williams, reviewed by Marty Epstein
* God: The Failed Hypothesis—How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist, By Victor J. Stenger, reviewed by Lawrence S. Lerner
* The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, reviewed by Richard Wiener


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