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Radiations Magazine: Fall 2011

Radiations Magazine


90 years of Sigma Pi SigmaSigma Pi Sigma—A vision of nine

    by Earl Blodgett, Sigma Pi Sigma Historian

Education IS Important

    by Jack G. Hehn

The 2012 Quadrennial Physics Congress

Elegant Connections in Physics:
NASA After the Shuttle: Begin in a Museum

    by Dwight E. Neuenschwander

What’s next for NASA?

    by Elizabeth Hook

The last lap—Tevatron’s End

    by Roger Dixon


90 years of Sigma Pi Sigma
The Director's Corner

The Good 'Ol Days?
by Gary D. White

Society News

SPS Awards
My Summer with Rutherford
A Cosmic Connection: Honorary Member Jim Gates

Spotlight on “Hidden Physicists”

2011 Initiates List

The Puzzle Corner

Get Involved

Cosmic Cafés


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On the Cover | View Larger Image

The first six primary mirrors of the James Webb Space Telescope are prepared for testing. See the NASA-related articles on pages 14 & 26.

NASA photo

Dwight E. Neuenschwander,
Southern Nazarene University

Assistant Editor
Tracy M. Schwab

Editorial Assistants
Kendra Redmond

Elizabeth Hook

Copy Editor
Cynthia Freeman

Art Director
Tracy M. Schwab

Sigma Pi Sigma President
Diane Jacobs, Eastern Michigan University

SPS President
Toni Sauncy, Angelo State University

Sigma Pi Sigma/SPS Director
Gary D. White

Sigma Pi Sigma/SPS Assistant Director
Thomas Olsen