Summer 2015: Full Issue

   02 SPS is Your Village
Stars | SPS Awards and Accolades
   04 Award Recipients
Pathways | Advice from Experienced Voices
   06 Starting an SPS Chapter
        from Scratch
Building Blocks | Undergraduate Research Projects
   08 How to Build a
        Muon Detector
In The Zone | Regional SPS Highlights
   10 Zone Meeting Highlights
Interactions | SPS Chapters in Action
   13 Elementary Physics
   14 MARS Truck
   14 Show Phyz
   15 Trivia Night
   15 The Great Hovercraft Race
Feature | Grow Your Community
   17 Grow Your Community
   18 Make Your Physics
        Lounge a "Safe Place"
   20 Hang Out Online With
        Physicists and Astronomers
   21 Finding [or Building]
        a Community
   22 Explore Research
        Opportunities with
        New Website
   24 Visit Washington
   26 Come to Congress
Meeting Notes | SPS Reporters at Science Conferences
   29 Sushi and Sliding
        Doors @ CHEP
   30 How to Hide from the Zombie
        Apocalypse @ APS March
   31 A Lesson Learned
        @ APS April
Physics Connections
   32 Lift and Circulation
        Lift and Circulation
        (online only)

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This mosaic was created from thousands of SPS photos submitted by SPS chapters in their annual chapter reports, contributed by SPS award recipients, and taken by SPS staff. Created by Tracy Nolis-Schwab using

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Tracy Nolis-Schwab

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