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Joint AfAS/NSBP Statement on Cheick Mobido Diarra

The African Astronomical Society and the National Society of Black Physicists express their concern for the health and safety of our colleague Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra. We hope that adequate medical attention will be afforded to him, and that his basic human rights will be respected to the fullest measure.
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NSBP member, Stephon Alexander, wins 2013 APS Edward Bouchet Award

For his contributions to theoretical cosmology, in particular the interface between fundamental physics and early universe cosmology, that includes work in leptogenesis, and parity violating effects in quantum gravity, as well as for communicating many ideas of this field to the scientific community and the public, Dr. Stephon Alexander, has received the 2013 American Physical Society Edward A. Bouchet Award. Dr. Alexander is the Ernest ...
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The Gunter Media Group and the National Society of Black Physicists Announce Strategic Partnership

The programs designed by The Gunter Media Group (GMG) for the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) will promote its members’ research and its outreach programs for students interested in the physical sciences.
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NSBP Member, Hakeem Oluseyi, selected to be a TEDGlobal 2012 Fellow

Florida Institute of Technology professor, Hakeem Oluseyi, has been selected to be 2012 TED Global Fellow. He will participate in the TED conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, June 25-29. Dr. Oluseyi is an astrophysicist, inventor and science educator whose research focuses on measuring the structure and evolution of the Milky Way galaxy and characterizing new planetary systems. Oluseyi has lectured widely in the US and Africa. He was ...
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South African S&T Minister to visit US, Speak at NSBP conference

The South African Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs. Naledi Pandor, will be visiting the United States next week, and will be the opening keynote speaker at the annual conference of the National Society of Black Physicists.
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NSBP Member Amongst First Females Chosen for Submarine Duty

NSBP Member Amongst First Females Chosen for Submarine Duty Lisa Brodsky graduated magna cum laude from Hampton University's physics program and earns a selection to the Navy's nuclear power program for service on submarines. Learn More
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Hampton University Physics Graduate Excels in Career in the Navy

Hampton University Physics Graduate Excels in Career in the Navy. Captain Samuel Norton has been able to apply his knowledge of physics at almost every step of his naval career. He was with one of the first ships to deploy to Haiti offering humanitarian assistance. Learn More
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President and Mrs. Obama to Host White House Star Party

The President and First Lady will host an event at the White House for middle-school students to highlight the President's commitment to science, engineering and math education as the foundation of this nation's global technological and economic leadership and to express his support for astronomy in particular - for its capacity to promote a greater awareness of our place in the universe, expand human knowledge, and inspire the next generation ...
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Professor Jim Gates Sworn In as a Member of the Maryland State Board of Education

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley administered the oath of office to Dr. Sylvester (Jiim) Gates for a seat on the Maryland State Board of Education. Governor O'Malley had nominated Professor Gates to the board back in March 2009 when he remaked, “I am especially proud to make a number of appointments to fill key leadership positions on our State Board of Education, the University System Board of Regents and the Community Colleges Boards ...
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NSBP Members Participate in SciFest Africa

Drs. Charles McGruder and Hakeem Oluseyi participate in SciFest Africa as special US representatives.
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Governor Nominates Former NSBP President to the State Board of Education

Professor Jim Gates has been appointed to the Maryland State Board of Education.
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Secretary of the Navy, Dr. Donald C. Winter, to be keynote speaker at conference of Black and Hispanic Physicists

Secretary of the Navy, Dr. Donald C. Winter, will be the Friday luncheon speaker at the 2008 Joint Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists on Friday, February 22, 2008. Dr. Winter is the 74th Secretary of the Navy, sworn into office on Jan. 3, 2006. As Secretary of the Navy, he leads America's Navy and Marine Corps Team and is responsible for an annual budget ...
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FAMU Physicists Discover Nanoscale Turbulence

Breaks the commonly accepted view of chaotic-like motions
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NOBEL LAUREATE JOHN C. MATHER TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT NSBP/NSHP CONFERENCE

NASA Scientist and Nobel Laureate John C. Mather to be keynote speaker at opening dinner of 2008 NSBP/NSHP conference.
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PROFESSOR ABOUBAKER BEYE, CEO OF THE AFRICAN LASER CENTRE, TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT NSBP/NSHP CONFERENCE

International expert on nanomaterials, technology transfer and multi-national cooperation in physics to give keynote address at 2008 NSBP/NSHP conference.
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NSBP RECEIVES KELLOGG FOUNDATION GRANT

The National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) has received a six-year, $350,000 grant from the William K. Kellogg Foundation to help South Africa increase its number of Black astronomers.
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NSBP Member Richard Robinson Develops Novel Nanosynthesis Method

BERKELEY, CA — Superlatticed or “striped" nanorods – crystalline materials only a few molecules in thickness and made up of two or more semiconductors – are highly valued for their potential to serve in a variety of nanodevices, including transistors, biochemical sensors and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Until now the potential of superlatticed nanorods has been limited by the ...
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DR. BYRON K. FREELON IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE FIRST MOREHOUSE PHYSICS PRIZE

Dr.Byron K. Freelon, a research scientist at the University of California-Berkeley, has won the first Morehouse Physics Prize.
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