October 2018 Issue of Physics Today Is Online & in the Mail
Hua Liu, American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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The Life and Work of Elmer Samuel Imes
Although the second African American to receive a physics PhD in the US faced obstacles because of his race, he blazed trails in spectroscopy and pedagogy. — Ronald E. Mickens
Astrophysical High-Energy Neutrinos
News from multiple messengers — neutrinos, cosmic rays, and photons — provides clues to the cosmic sources that create some of the most energetic particles observed on Earth. — Peter Mészáros
What’s behind a writer’s rare choice to make a physicist a main character? — Stuart W. Leslie and Indira Chowdhury
...and much more!